Edwardian Jet and Silver Collar Choker

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A stunning Edwardian "dog collar" of paste-spangled silver panels on a choker made of multiple strands of jet beads. An elegant sliding clasp gives this beaded jet choker a seamless look. The silver plaques have an open work, floral design set with clear paste gems. Nine strands of faceted jet beads have been extended with by the addition of English black glass beads. The glass beads are placed at the back of the neck. A very elegant look, dating from circa 1900.

Queen Alexandra was an extraordinarily beautiful and stylish woman, one of the early 20th Century's most influential fashionistas. She wore collars and chokers to cover a scar on her neck, creating a trend for collars and chokers in women's adornment. Other stylish woman wore them to follow her fashion.

Details.....The collar is 14” long, with a 1" variance for the perfect drape, and measures 1.97" wide. In Good Antique Condition. The collar has been lengthened with the addition of English black glass beads. Small imperfections and wear should be expected on Vintage and Antique jewels and considered part of the charm.

Item #PB19