Victorian English Sterling Etched Book Chain Necklace
A wonderful English book chain from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This beautiful piece is comprised of rectangular shaped links that alternate with silver rings. Each rectangular link has a sterling ball at either side, and the surface is etched with a beautiful scrolled design. At the center of the chain is a large sterling spring ring that makes it possible to hang a complimentary locket or pendant if desired. A very strong Victorian piece, this wonderful book chain would make a fabulous everyday accessory!
Measurements: The entire length of the chain measures approximately 19" long. The rectangular links measure 1/2" wide, and each ring has a 1/2" diameter.
Condition: The overall condition of the book chain is excellent. There are no significant scratches or dents in the silver links, although though is some normal wear to the surface, which is minimal and not uncommon for a Victorian piece. The large spring ring clasp is secure and in good working condition.