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Victorian or Edwardian tassel necklace w/hair horseshoe charm

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Necklaces251 of 369Mother of pearl necklaceEdwardian 15ct Gold, Peridots and Seed Pearls Pendant
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Posted 5 years ago


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I believe this tassel necklace was assembled from scraps - maybe a watch fob and some other period items? Can tell because the linking jump rings are all different colors. It has a very nice clasp. I don't remember where I found it except that is was cheap and filthy - green w/oxidation. Only did a minor cleaning which showed how pretty the chain and tassel were. When I came across the hair horseshoe charm I thought it would look perfect attached. Chain is 15" and drop adds another 3.25". Any other ideas of age or origin much appreciated. Thank you for any help.

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  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 5 years ago
    This is great. Love it!
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 years ago
    Very special!
  3. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
    Thank you AmberRose and Agram.m for your nice comments.
  4. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
    Thank you Mustangtony, toolate2, Moonstonelover21, Newtimes and LISSA-D for your loves. Did anyone find a treasure this weekend?
  5. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 5 years ago
    The horsehoe is perhaps an example of mourning jewelry. Love the horseshoe!!
  6. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 5 years ago
    Oh, also love the entire necklace! : )
  7. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
    Thank you miKKoChristmas11 - I love that horseshoe charm. I was afraid I'd misplace it so put it immediately on the necklace. Thanks - when old items are just for me I put different items together. Quirky works for me!
  8. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
    Thanks to Vetraio50 and belling68 for stopping by w/your love.
  9. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 4 years ago
    valentino97, this is one piece I LOVE!!!! Anytime you want to let go :0
  10. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
    Thank you - fun assemblage isn't it? Thanks for looking at my stuff all over again - can't wait to see your bakelite. You have so many wonderful items - it's great to know a bit of history behind them. Have a great weekend - love to you and yours.

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