Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102360

Description

Jet necklace with alternating rectangular and circular with eight heart shaped drops with faceted centers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Additional Identification Number

1811

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Possibly England

Dimensions

1/2 in (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.130

Reference Notes

For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.