Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102372

Description

Large oval vulcanite links make up this long necklace.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
mourning jewelry
Necklace

Additional Identification Number

1823

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

3/4 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1924.315

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.