This necklace features a vintage styled snuff bottle with red and blue gemstones on both sides of the bottle. This is a unique piece that is great layered or as a stand alone piece. The lid is in working order and can be removed.
▲ Length 39 cm ▲ Snuff bottles: were used by the Chinese during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered tobacco. Smoking tobacco was illegal during the Dynasty, but the use of snuff was allowed because the Chinese considered snuff to be a remedy for common illnesses such as colds, headaches and stomach disorders. Therefore, snuff was carried in a small bottle like other medicines.