Victorian Era Banded Agate NecklaceVictorian Era Banded Agate NecklaceVictorian Era Banded Agate NecklaceVictorian Era Banded Agate NecklaceVictorian Era Banded Agate NecklaceVictorian Era Banded Agate NecklaceVictorian Era Banded Agate Necklace

At approximately 30" long, this Victorian necklace has delicately graduated sizes of natural banded agates. Forty-six beads are separated by carved crystal spheres and metal spacer beads instead of knotting. The agate beads run from 10mm in the back of the necklace all the way up to a generous 16mm at center front (that's over 5/8"). There is no clasp; the necklace slips easily over the head. In overall good condition. There are some small fleabites on some of the beads. Which is common on pieces of such antiquity.

When Queen Victoria bought Balmoral Castle in 1848, all things Scottish became in vogue. Banded agate, local to Scotland, was hand cut so that the layers in the agate would make stripes in the beads. They were then polished to a patent leather gloss, lively, reflective, and smooth. The gorgeous earth tones of black, brown, tan, and white make this necklace a spectacular accessory.

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ITEM ID
AN-6623-JWA
ITEM COLOR
Blacks/Browns/Tans/Whites
ITEM SIZE
Approximately 30 inches long
TYPE
Fine
STONE
Agate
STYLE
Victorian
ITEM TYPE
Antique
COLOR
Black

Victorian Era Banded Agate Necklace

$650

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