Sea Glass Stopper necklace - 5 stoppers on 16" sterling silver choker

  • £182.00

Stunning sea glass stopper stem necklace with 5 stopper stems. Each stopper is top drilled and then strung onto a sterling silver 16" choker, spaced with sterling silver spacer beads. Stopper stems are approx 80-100 years old.

Every stem is unique and if the Sea has been rough, there are lovely tumble marks on it.

Stopper stems are approx 2.2-3cm - sterling silver choker length is 16"

The colours of these stopper stems are graduating in shades of sea foam.

Stopper stems are part of stoppers that were used in Victorian times around 1890s to 1920s. These are the worn down drop shaped parts of was once a stopper with a rounded top.

Seaham is on the East Coast of England, near Durham and Newcastle. During the Victorian times until 1890s fabulous art glass artisan manufacturing took place in Seaham. At the end of each day small amounts of coloured glass was melted together and given to the Sea... nowadays these end of day pieces of sea glass get washed ashore. Some pieces have shades of the same colour, others are rainbow coloured.

Outstanding sea glass jewels to last you a lifetime! Marbles are round, ball shaped, spheres. All pictures taken inside without flash.

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