Victorian Gold Filled Textured Link Watch Chain with Spring Ring Clasp 20"
A gorgeous watch chain from the Victorian (ca1880s) era! This beautiful handmade piece is comprised of lovely round, flat links that interlock to form a elegant and stylish necklace. Each double-sided link features a curved line at the center, graced with 3 etched starburst motifs. Surrounding the design is a smoothly polished open center border, finished by a wonderfully textured outer border, creating a wonderful eye-catching design. Resting at the end of each chain is a watch swivel clasp and hanging from one of the clasps is a short extension chain that ends with a large spring ring clasp. The chain can be worn long or the watch swivel clasps can be fastened together, allowing the extension chain and large clasp to dangle at the center, adorned with a fabulous pendant, if desired. One of the links on the extension chain is stamped with the word "SPECIAL" and the letter "S." A beautifully made piece, it is versatile enough for everyday wear, and is perfect antique jewelry lover's collection!
Measurements: The chain measures approximately 20" long and about 3/8" wide. The extension chain and large spring ring clasp hang about 1 7/8" long and the inside of the spring ring clasp measures approximately 1/2" in diameter.
Condition: The overall condition of the chain is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold filled setting. All of the clasp are secure and in good working condition.