Brand 1865 Company
This beautiful polished solid sterling silver pendant is Inspired by Benjamin Banneker who began the study of astronomy and compiled the ephemeris, or information table, for annual almanacs that were published for the years 1792 through 1797. "Benjamin Banneker's Almanac" was a top seller from Pennsylvania to Virginia and even into Kentucky. In 1791, Banneker was a technical assistant in the calculating and first-ever surveying of the Federal District, which is now Washington, D.C. The pendant features roman numerals of the year 1865 and comes ready to wear with an 18" solid silver chain.