We have similar Victorian items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Gram Weight: 43.0 Grams.
Item Measurements: The necklace has a wearable length of 60. This necklace was designed to be long enough to slip over the head. Link Type: Beads and Rope Twist Links. Notable Features: This lovely sterling silver necklace was handmade by a talented silversmith during the Victorian Era. The rope-length strand features station-style filigree hollow beads that were hand-wound from sterling silver wire.Between each bead is a simple wire loop, which in turn attaches to a long, oval-shaped rope twist link. At the center of each rope twist is a hand wound rosette.
Every single link and bead was painstakingly formed by hand, which was a time consuming and meticulous process. This beautiful necklace is incredibly long, with sixty inches of wearable length it can be worn as a single strand to accentuate the length of the torso, or wrapped for a two-strand opera length look, or even wrapped three times for a triple strand layered look that sits comfortably on the breast. This listing is for the item only. This beautiful piece was made during the Victorian Period! This era is famous for its rare and elegant designs.
The name comes from the ruling monarch of the time, Queen Victoria. Filigree metal working has been around for thousands of years, however was perfected by the Phoenicians and Etruscan civilizations. It involves stamping out a design in your metal and hand bending and twirling until your design in formed, it is considered one of the most difficult metal working processes. The item "Antique Vintage Victorian Sterling Silver Filigree Rope Twist Long Bead Necklace" is in sale since Sunday, December 9, 2018.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.