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  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Folding Button Hook Necklace
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Folding Button Hook Necklace
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Folding Button Hook Necklace
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Folding Button Hook Necklace
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Folding Button Hook Necklace
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Folding Button Hook Necklace

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Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Folding Button Hook Necklace

£130.00 GBP

Details

Antique Edwardian silver folding buttonhook pendant strung on a new sterling silver chain. The piece has a number of hallmarks indicating the piece was hallmarked in Birmingham, England.

 

Buttonhooks were used to guide a button through the loop on gloves and shoes. Victorian and Edwardian women wore their gloves very snugly no doubt to emphasis their dainty wrists. During World War I leather become scarce high top shoes went out of fashion taking button hooks along with them.   

 

HALLMARKS

Anchor (Birmingham), Lion, Letter (unfortunately the letter isn't clear). Makers Mark - 'AL Ld' Adie & Lovekin Ltd, Alfred Lovekin, Frederick Street, Birmingham

 

WEIGHT

5.29g

 

MEASUREMENTS

The glove hook measures 1.2cm / 3.2" (closed) and 5.2cm / 2" (open) in length. The pendant hangs from a new extendable sterling silver chain measuring 40.6cm - 45.7cm / 16"-18” chain.

 

SKU

6321

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