Pinchbeck knot up-cycled into a pendant on onyx and agate beads

SOLD Victorian Pinchbeck Knot, Agate and Onyx Necklace circa 1900

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Price:
(CAD) $385.00

Product Description

Necklace with Victorian pinchbeck knot centre piece strung and knotted onto agate, onyx and gold coloured beads with a magnetic clasp.

The Victorian era of British history spanned Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901. 

Pinchbeck is an alloy of copper and zinc that was invented circa 1720 by Christopher Pinchbeck. It resembled, but was much lighter than, gold. 

This is an unusual and stylish necklace. 

Read more about the Victorian era in our blog.

Date: Circa 1900

Condition: Good a very slight mark

Weight: 85.4 gm

Length: 38 cms

Dimensions: 53mm x 33mm