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English 15K Bi-color Rose and Yellow Gold Necklace

Made in England around 1880, this necklace is composed of bi-color 15K gold. The 20 inch geometric chain is composed of plain polished rose-gold circular links interspersed with brushed yellow gold cylindrical bar links. Light and supremely comfortable to wear, this forward looking Victorian necklace is as chic and streamlined as any modernist work.

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Item #: N-20173
Artist: Antique
Circa: 1880
Dimensions: 20" length
Materials: 15K rose and yellow gold
Literature: For an image of a necklace in this style, with alternating circular and bar links, see Victorian Jewellery, by Margaret Flower, p. 153, fig. 55b.

The anonymous jewelers of the Victorian Age captured the spirit of change and the transformation of life by industry. At the same time, they stayed conscious of the comfort and style of their clients, fashionable women of means, making sculpted and light jewelry that was a pleasure to wear.