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Early VictorianPinchbeckMoon and Star Chain

$800

This one's for my witch sisters. A pinchbeck moon-and-star chain made in the 1850s, at the height of the spiritualism movement's popularity. I can't be sure that someone wore this to a seance, but I wouldn't rule it out.

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  • Materials

    Pinchbeck

  • Age

    c. 1850

  • Condition

    Very good - clasp is a replacement

  • Size

    18.75" length

Victorian

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VictorianEra

18371901

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Pinchbeck& Gold Alternatives

The best “costume jewelry” during the Georgian era was pinchbeck, a top-secret formula that looked — and wore — just like gold.