Victorian Gold Guard Chain Brooch with Hook/EmeraldsVictorian Gold Guard Chain Brooch with Hook/EmeraldsVictorian Gold Guard Chain Brooch with Hook/EmeraldsVictorian Gold Guard Chain Brooch with Hook/EmeraldsVictorian Gold Guard Chain Brooch with Hook/Emeralds

These brooches with the hooks on back were used to catch the guard chains ladies wore in the late 1800s. A watch or some pendant could be on the long guard chain (around 54 inches) and these brooches were used used to catch some of the length. Victorians did like their jewelry! I always pick these up when I see them. This one is gold but the back is base metal and has a ring closure. The design of the hearts or clover leaves holds three small emeralds. Just over one inch wide.

Item ID: 3356


Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Gold/Emeralds, Size: One inch wide

Victorian Gold Guard Chain Brooch with Hook/Emeralds

$115 USD

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Janet Ramage Antiques


Janet Ramage
Southern California, CA   

Specializing in Scottish and Victorian Jewelry, China, Silver and Baby Items.

S. Monica Airport Sunday 4/22/18 * No Reproductions! All Authentic! *Ask about Layaway on Items $100 or more.

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