925 sterling silver and it is not marked like many of these pieces from this era were not, there are some straight lined interior scratches which were made by the original maker / jeweler. Open the book chain by itself measures 18.25" long, closed and with the locket it measures 13" long. The locket by itself measures 2" long by 1/3/8" wide and it is 1/4 of an inch thick. It weighs 1.79 Troy ounces, 55.7 grams, 35.8 pennyweights.
DO NOT DUPLICATE OR COPY! The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Book Chain Necklace & Floral Engraved Locket" is in sale since Friday, July 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "floridadreamers" and is located in Ormond Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, South africa, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion.