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Mid Victorian Silver Ivy Leaf Necklace

$1,000.00

Mid Victorian Silver Ivy Leaf Necklace

$1,000.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1870

A gorgeous antique silver necklace dating from the mid Victorian era, circa 1870. The finely worked chain is adorned with twenty lightly gilded Ivy Leaves, featuring beautifully textured detailing. To the Victorians, Ivy symbolised friendship and affection, as well as wedded love and fidelity – on account of ivy’s natural ability to cling on to trees and buildings. The motif is often paired with the words “I Cling To Thee.”

MEASUREMENTS

Wearable length: 17 inches

Ivy leaves: 1.8 x1.5cm

WEIGHT

25.3g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as Sterling Silver

CONDITION

Excellent

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