A fantastic watch chain necklace from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This stunning 9kt rose gold piece is comprised of two matching graduated curb link chains that come together at an extension chain and toggle bar in the center. Each link is smoothly polished on all sides, brilliantly reflecting the light with every turn. The chain fastens in the back at two swivel clasps and a matching curb link extension chain and smoothly polished toggle bar hangs from the center, perfect for adding more pendants, if desired. The entire piece features numerous "9C" gold purity marks, including on one side of every link, both clasps, and on the toggle bar. Whether worn alone, or paired with a favorite pendant or locket, the design offers wonderful versatility and makes a bold, stylist statement piece. A fabulous Victorian necklace that blends seamlessly into modern day fashion, this piece would make a wonderful and versatile addition to any collection!
Measurements: The chain necklace measures approximately 18" long. The chain extension and toggle bar hangs approximately 2 1/2" long and the toggle bar measures 1 1/2" wide. The largest of the graduated curb links measures about 3/8" in diameter and the smallest link measures about 1/4" in diameter. The overall pennyweight of the piece is 15.8dwt (24.3 grams).
Condition: The overall condition of the necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the rose gold setting. Both swivel clasps fasten securely and are in good working condition.