Antique Mother of Pearl Gambling Chip, Gold/Blackened Silver Pendant Necklace

This necklace features an antique mother-of-pearl gaming counter that was carved in China for export to Britain during the late 1700's-early 1800's. The British used these beautiful counters to play games and gamble with. (Please refer to the history of the gaming counter in our photographs.) The mother-of-pearl is finely engraved with Chinese motifs; each gaming counter is unique and set in an 18k yellow gold and blackened silver mounting inspired by the architecture of Ancient China. Handmade by our jewelers in Los Angeles, this necklace is a real conversation piece! Blackened silver chain with 18k yellow gold clasp included.

Mother-of-pearl gaming counter measures 25.00 x 16.00 millimeters
Blackened steel chain measures 20 inches in length