An very rare and amazingly preserved tortoise shell necklace. This bead necklace dates back to the Victorian era and is made of polished tortoise shell beads.
The beads are in perfect condition and range from 0.8 to 1.6 cm in diameter. The thread is thick and is additionally waxed for extra durability with a knot after each bead to prevent loss.
The shell has a beautiful honey-color shine and look stunning in a daylight. The clasp is also carved from shell and holds perfectly well.
Weight: 31.5 g
Length: 43 cm
Condition: This necklace is well over 100 years old and is in very good condition, with no dents or missing parts. The orbs are preserved with no wear as the necklace was most likely cabinet stored.