An adorable Victorian horseshoe charm carved from Whitby jet. Lovely etched detailing in bas relief to the front, this is a classic Victorian good luck token. The horseshoe is believed to offer protection to the wearer and it is a beloved motif in Whitby jet jewelry.
A dainty treasure bound to be treasured this is a very small charm and we have added a new sterling silver jump ring and trace chain for wear as a pendant. With its elegant flat oval links the chain adds a beautiful sparkle that complements the glossy black of the jet beautifully. Our chains are made in Italy, they are fine quality and fully hallmarked.
MATERIALS: antique Whitby jet, sterling silver.
DATE: Victorian (1837-1900)
MEASUREMENTS: The pendant measures 3/4" high (20mm) and 4mm deep. Chain, 18" (46cm)
WEIGHT: 2.8 grams, total
CONDITION: Very good condition with slight nibbles to the edges but nothing detrimental. A charming and affordable example of antique Whitby jet jewelry, perfect for layering with other necklaces and bound to invite special interest and compliments!