Silver and black pinstripe links alternating with rose Gold to create an elegant antique Niello chain necklace. If you love Victorian jewellery then this antique chain would make a fine addition to your collection.
Victorian niello chains were created using the technique of engraving patterns into metal, usually Silver, then filling them with a black mixture of copper, sulphur and Silver which was fired to create beautiful patterns. The attention to detail of the skilled craftsman sho created this striking piece is next to none.
Please be aware of the short length of this Victorian necklace, she would be best suited to petite women or could be connected to another niello chain for an extra long, modern look.
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901)
MEASUREMENTS: 39.5cm or 15.5" long x 4mm wide
MATERIALS: 800 Silver, 9ct Rose Gold gilt, Niello
HALLMARKS: Maker's Mark "S&S", "800/1000"
This antique Niello chain necklace is in wonderful antique condition. The niello is clear or bold with little wear and each link is perfectly intact. The bolt ring is in fine working order keeping the chain safely attached all day long and into the night.