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Antique Victorian Vulcanite chain necklace, chunky mariner link

Regular price £349.00 GBP
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An attractive and unusual antique Victorian Vulcanite chain necklace.

The necklace features large, chunky, fancy mariner style Links, interlocking along the length and it fastens with a black lacquered hook fastener so could double up as a watch / Albert chain.

Vulcanite was first invented or discovered in 1839 by Charles Goodyear and it is a compound made up by mixing together rubber and sulphur to produce vulcanised rubber.

It was a popular alternative to Whitby Jet as it was easier to source and not to mention cheaper, now original Vulcanite pieces are highly sought after and collectable gems, not unlike this incredible Victorian chain.

It's dark Aesthetic also made it a go to choice for mourning jewellery.

Good used condition overall with some signs of use and wear, Vulcanite still a good black shade with minor lightening.

Approx measurements:
21" total length
21.3mm link width at the widest point

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