This one-of-a-kind necklace features an antique gold-filled sunburst locket, c. 1920. The chain is a combination of handwoven, gold-filled chainmaille and Victorian-era book chain segments.
Details and Materials
- 20" long, can also be clasped shorter
- locket is 30 mm in diameter
- with the jump ring, book chain link and pocket watch clip, the pendant drops about 2 1/4" from the chain.
- gold-filled lobster clasp and jump rings
- antique locket
- antique book chain links
- antique watch clip
Book chain necklaces feature links shaped like the bindings of books, and were during the Victorian era. This necklace style re-emerged throughout the 20th century during various Victorian revival periods, particularly during the late 1930's and 40's.