Monthly Archives: February 2011

Chinese Silver Jade Cicada Necklace

This necklace is solid silver vermeil with crude hallmarks. The five early hand-carved cicadas are surrounded by repoussé floral frames… hanging from the first Chinese marked ‘book chain’ I have ever seen. [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP (Bob) Birt ] The ‘book chain” was a popular necklace in England and […]

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