Victorian 9kt Gold Link Bracelet w/ Heart Padlock Clasp
A beautiful gold link bracelet from the Victorian (ca1880) era! The bracelet is a simple yet wonderful piece is made of 9kt rose gold and comprised of 24 intertwined links. Smooth and textured sections of 3 links alternate with each other and come together at a heart-shape padlock clasp. The textured links have a stamped repousse surface and the clasp has an etched surface and a safety chain weaves through a ring at the top. The chain connects on either side of the linked bracelet for extra security. The underside of the bracelet has a smooth gold finish and each individual link is stamped "9C". The underside of the clasp has several English hallmarks: "J.H&S", "9", ".375", "M", along with an anchor. The swinging padlock clasp is also stamped "9" and "375". The hand wrought piece is very light in weight and comfortable to wear. The bracelet would look wonderful worn alone or paired with complementary link bracelets!
Measurements: The bracelet measures approximately 7 3/4" in length and is 1/2" wide.
Condition: The overall condition of the bracelet is excellent. There is no apparent damage to the gold links or to the stamped, textured surface. The heart-shaped clasp and safety chain are secure and in good working condition.