Victorian Snake Chain with a Scallop Shell Locket

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Here is the charm and simplicity of a Victorian snake chain, a supremely flexible bracelet in 14kt gold The silky chain is clasped by an engraved scallop shell locket, one side enameled with medium blue definition and the other side with dark navy blue. The locket opens to hold a token of memorabilia. The symbol of the sea keeps memories of the shore present all year. The scallop shell symbol in the medieval era was considered a pointer of the way on a pilgrimage. English c. 1870-80. Excellent Condition. Eight inches in length. From the Glorious Antique Jewelry Collection

Details

  • Creator
    Glorious Antique Jewelry
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Date of Manufacture
    1870-80
    Dimensions
    8 in. L
    20 cm L
  • Length
    8 in. (20 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Hastings on Hudson, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    J141020321105
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