Victorian 18kt Yellow Gold Wide Book Chain Necklace 18"
An absolutely fantastic gold book chain from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This striking necklace is crafted in vibrant 18kt yellow gold and comprised of wide rectangular links that alternate with large gold rings. The links are hollow inside and smoothly polished and the color of the gold is simply magnificent! The book chain fastens at a large gold spring clasp in the center, which could be worn in the back or used for attaching a complimentary locket or pendant. It's a very special Victorian piece that would make a marvelous addition to any jewelry collection!
Measurements: When fully extended, the entire length of the piece measures approximately 18" long. Each individual rectangular link measures 1 1/8" long, 1/2" wide and 1/4" thick.
Condition: The overall condition of the chain is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold links or rings and the clasp is secure and in good working condition.