I happen to adore rare fancy link chains. This one is just gorgeous and I will say, much better in person..
During the period the chain would have been used for a muff, pendant, fob or lorgnette. It is a wonderful length and measures 60" long. The links are beautifully made and absolutely shimmer in the sunlight. It is super high quality and no solder marks can be seen on the entire chain.
It has nice weight at 19.5 grams. There is a pull-back bolt clasp on one end and a dog nose swivel clip on the other. It can easily be doubled or tripled. Perfect for your favorite pendant or locket.
The chain was purchased it Italy and I believe it is Italian in origin.
It is unmarked but tests for a minimum of 15K rose gold. The chain is Victorian period and is circa 1880
It has a beautiful feminine feel. I love the lacy look of the pierced links.
Excellent condition with no apologies to be made. A very versatile chain that would make a terrific addition to any collection. Questions are always welcome and encouraged.
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Rare Antique Rose Gold Decorative Long Guard Chain ~ Victorian