Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-102371

Description

This necklace is a series of molded rounded vulcanite beads strung on a black cord.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
Necklace

Additional Identification Number

1822

Related Items

Title Jet hat ornament Accession Number 1924.313
Title Necklace Accession Number 1924.314
Title Vulcanite necklace Accession Number 1924.315

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1/4 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1924.314

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.