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1880s Vulcanite Chain Necklace 1880s Vulcanite Chain Necklace
1880s Vulcanite Chain Necklace
1880s Vulcanite Chain Necklace
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1880s Vulcanite Chain Necklace

1880s Vulcanite Chain Necklace
1880s Vulcanite Chain Necklace
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A large-scale Victorian chain necklace made of vulcanite-- an early thermoplastic derived from rubber. The color of the vulcanite here has faded to a somewhat unusual olive-brown color that resembles rusted metal. Although it looks quite heavy, the material is extremely lightweight. Clasps with its original metal dog clip. Dates to the 1880s.

Materials

Vulcanite and Steel

Date

Late 19th Century

Condition

Good. Material has faded in color.

Size

Length: 20"
Link Widths: 7/8 to 1/2"