This striking chain is modeled after the customary Georgian 18K chains that every collector would love to hang around the neck. Test after test indicates this is a superb example is gilded over a base metal. the gilding tests as 9K gold. However, we cannot give an idea as to the quality of the base metal.
Nevertheless, it would be an excellent addition to the newest demand for more chains, chains, chains. We have examined every link ad find the entire length is in excellent condition. The locking mechanism features a small gloved hand with a tiny red stone (not tested) on a finger.
the chain is 46 inches in length and could be worn as a single strand or easily doubled. it weighs 52.2 grams. Photographs show the design of the links as well as the hand clasp.
Desirable Georgian Gilded "Hand" clasp Chain