SUPERB CHUNKY ANTIQUE VICTORIAN PERIOD BANDED AGATE BEAD NECKLACE c1880
An antique larger scale banded agate necklace; finely made, with graduated beads, fastened with an integrated bead snap fastener with 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) fittings.
A fabulous example...immensely collectible & so wearable!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Negligible adhesive visible to a few orbs, easily cleaned up. Some natural inclusions/hairlines, a few tiny surface abrasions/tiny chips (barely noticeable).
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 20 ½ inches long, beads from 11 mm to 21 mm diameter (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 170.1 grams.