This rare and beautiful niello chain necklace with large niello horseshoe charm has everything to look for in an antique necklace, oh how desirable this beauty is!
This gorgeous necklace has interlocking links of high-grade Silver with expertly placed Niello giving a unique stripe to link, the other is a lovely 9ct Rose Gold link.
The design spreads onto the original large bolt ring and dog clip giving us a fabulous metallic spectrum of colours!
The added matching niello horseshoe pendant is the icing on the cake for this stunning necklace. It is also removable if you so desire to wear either a different pendant of your choice or just as a normal Albertina chain!
ERA: Late 19th Century to early 20th Century, c.1890-1910
MEASUREMENTS: The chain is 17" or 43cm long x 2.8mm wide.
The Horseshoe pendant is 50mm tall x 21mm wide x 2mm deep.
The bolt ring is 18mm in diameter.
The dog clip is 21mm long.
MATERIALS: 800 Sterling Silver, Niello, 9ct Rose Gold Gilt, Steel Dog-clips foe strength and durability.
HALLMARKS: "800" and unknown Japanese Kanji mark.
EXCELLENT: This beautiful niello chain necklace with large niello horseshoe charm pendant is in excellent condition. The links are all connected perfectly. The Silver and Gold has been kept very well indeed. The large bolt ring is in wonderful working order, as is the dog clip, both secure as they are pretty. The horseshoe charm is removable. It has a lovely Niello front in keeping with the rest of the necklace. We think this necklace will be whisked up quickly so be sure to grab it before someone gets there first!