Whitby Jet Necklace

Product no.: 8526

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The attractiveness of this necklace is not only determined by its appealing shape but also by the levity of the extraordinary material this necklace is crafted in, Whitby Jet. This results in a great wearing comfort. Whitby Jet became popular in Europe during the 19th century after Queen Victoria had made it part of her widow’s attire and had the whole court wear this mourning jewellery. This fashion soon made its way to the continent being worn at most of the courts all over Europe.

Purchasing this piece of jewellery, you will become the owner of an original from the 19th century consisting of navette shaped elements displaying a lovely opaque brilliance. The single links of this necklace become smaller towards the clasp. An appealing and prettily decorated quadrangle clasp completes this extraordinary piece of jewellery. The necklace has been arranged in a crescent-shape, it perfectly adapts to the shape of the neck.

Like all pieces of jewellery on offer, this antique necklace has been carefully restored by our skilled and experienced goldsmith. Would you like to purchase this piece of jewellery and witness the beauty of this necklace with your own eyes? – We will be happy to make an appointment with you in Düsseldorf.

For this piece of jewellery you will be provided with a certificate.


length: 38 cm

width: 29 - 34 mm

origin: England

age: 1860 - 1880

shop price: 1,350.-- €

Internet price: 850.-- €

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