Exceptional Antique Sterling Silver Necklace, with an award fob monogrammed with E C W from the 19th century. This fob is hung from a heavy sterling chain, then joined to another lighter silver chain, no doubt so that the original owner could wear this family heirloom as a necklace.
The fob has a laurel leaf border and beautiful decorative engraved work, pieces like this were made by hand by jewelers to be awarded at sporting events, for work promotions and special events in the late 1800's, early 1900's. An exquisite addition to your collection of jewelry, wear this every day or for occasions, this necklace looks great layered, too! V