Simple, elegant, timeless design, this French 18 karat gold long chain is beautiful. The design is a love-knot and it is completely rendered by hand. The patina is rich and completely original. The chain measures 60 inches long X slightly less than 1/4 inches wide, and has an original dog clip that swivels open to join a pendant of choice and then screws again to close securely. The length gives it versatility as it can be worn long, doubled or tripled around the neck. It has French poincons, or guarantee stamps for 18 karat gold. It weighs 22.7 grams or 14.6 dwt.
It is in superb condition. The symbolism of the love knot, or endless rings of love, makes this a sentimental, meaningful gift.
French, circa 1890.