LOVELY ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SHELL GOLD PIQUÉ BRACELET & HEART PADLOCK c1870
An antique natural shell bracelet, each link decorated with engraved & inlaid gold piqué stars, and fastened with a heart padlock.
Most distinctive, lovely quality & so collectible...wearable too!
CONDITION: Generally good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Some small areas of piqué loss. Light abrasions & ageing to shell. Old repair to clasp?
DATE/MARKS: Around 1870. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 7 inches long, padlock 53 x 35 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 24.3 grams.