Victorian Sterling Silver Engraved Book Chain Collar Necklace w/ Double-Sided Locket
One of the loveliest pieces I've come across in my travels.
A fabulous and very rare antique Victorian engraved silver book chain, with a stunning Victorian silver pendant locket.
The book chain features gorgeous interlocking silver links, each beautifully engraved.
The large sterling silver spring-ring clasp is easily able to accommodate the pendant locket, which can be detached and a pendant or locket of choice worn in it's place.
The chain is 16-1/2" long, not including the 2" drop in the center.
The locket is sterling silver has a lovely design on one side. The other is monogrammed, "AGK" or "AGR." It measures 2" by 1-1/2" not including the bale. The bale is also engraved.
Total weight of both the chain and locket is 75.7 grams. Quite heavy. The chain itself measures 54.7 grams.
Both chain and locket test for sterling silver. Also, spring rings are marked, "sterling."
English in origin.
Condition of both necklace and locket is excellent.