According to the 1931 edition of "Keystone", it is a "dull yellow effect on a plain or modeled surface gained by depositing fine gold on a roughened surface. VICTORIAN lady wearing a locket and collar and a hinged bangle, circa 1880.
It is softer than a bright finish." Styles in jewelry changed over the decades, with gold fringe and foxtails popular in the 1870s, Japonesque or Aesthetic style by the 1890s. Her name was Johana Frank Hartman, born July 16th, 1856.
While necklaces vary wildly depending on their materials, artistry, and ornamentation, there can be categorized by their construction and length.
Open-ended necklaces, which are often strung with beads or tassels, do not have a clasp; instead, their ends are tied together.
Gold was also fashioned into beads for necklaces, and gold wire was wrapped into decorative spirals.
The pendant from top of lion to bottom of central pendant is 1 1/2 inches tall. This is a good sized bracelet, too large for my 6 inch wrist. This bracelet is similar to the one above but not exactly the same. The opening is 1 inch wide so the wearer's hand has to slip through that. They each have a chakra, a sun sign stamped into them representing the god Vishnu. The butterfly is a little over 1 3/4 inches across and the entire piece is 6 1/2 inches tall. They come from a collection so were originally bought a number of years ago. The necklace sits very nicely and is very attractive. The oval inside of the bracelet measures 2 5/8 inches by 2 inches across. It measures 2 1/2 inches by 2 1/8 inches on the inside with a 1 inch wide opening. It has used a number of types of workmanship to create a very attractive piece. There is a little more than 20 inches of beads with four patterned beads. The opening is 1 1/4 inches wide but can be carefully squeezed to be a little narrower and tighter. The one in the central of the preview image is just under 7/8 inch in diameter. The yellow beads on this strand are melons most likely made in China and exported to Indonesia. One has an old chip at one end that you can see on the photo. We share our reference material free of charge and work hard to make it accurate, but as with any research, mistakes can be made.We are not responsible for the use you make of the information here or the honest mistakes that may occur from time to time.