Darling antique Victorian Scottish banded agate bullseye drop necklace, rendered in sterling silver and produced in the late 1800s. The central pendant banded agate has a white stripe with a cut out designed band wrapped border in sterling silver. Swaying below is a torpedo shaped pendulum banded agate drop with a thick white band through the top. Banded agate necklaces were so popular in Victorian England, that by around 1900, the mines that produced these stones were exhausted. Exquisite Victorian necklace as in style today as it was well over 100 years ago.
Materials: Sterling Silver
Gemstone: Scottish Banded Agate
Measurements: Pendant and drop measure 13/4 inches long and just over 1/2 inch wide and suspended from a 18 inch fine link sterling chain.
Date: Circa late 1800s
Weight: 6.9 grams
Condition: In excellent condition with no chips or nicks to the gemstone agates and the silver having a lovely warm patina.
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