An elegant sliding clasp gives this beaded jet choker the seamless look of a collar. The plaques are silver with a floral design set with clear paste gems. The beads are faceted black jet, there are 9 strands. 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 of the era. She created a trend for collars and chokers in women's adornment. The Queen consort wore them to cover a scar on her neck, every other woman wore them to follow her fashion.
Details.....14” long with a 1" variance for the perfect drape, 1.97" wide. Small imperfections and wear should be expected on Vintage and Antique jewels and considered part of the charm.
Item number pb19.