"Braided Chain Necklace" 1888 Design Found Treasure
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This 1888 Design is a:
Vintage 22" braided flat chain necklace.
Braiding was one of the many ways that humans used their natural creative abilities to help them survive and beatify their world. Braiding rope makes it stronger and last longer. Hair can be braided to keep it neat, so it doesn’t get in our face while working and braids are often used to enhance our appearance while telling others about our cultural history.
~1888’s Found Treasures~
In keeping with 1888’s company mission to educate and preserve vintage & antique historical works, we occasionally decide that some things are better left as they are!
After each artifact or specimen has been discovered it is sent through a careful restoration process before being used in a design. If a particularly unique patina is found to add design value to an artifact, it's preserved & sealed to ensure its longevity & protection.