SOLD: Victorian Brazilian-link/snake-link 15-carat gold chain, circa 1880

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Here’s a slinky Victorian 15-carat Brazilian- or snake-link chain.

I’m always delighted to find one of these, as they are few and far between, but look so good either on their own or supporting a locket or pendant.

The sinuous construction moulds itself wonderfully to the contours of the neck.

This example from about 1880 has its sweet engraved original barrel clasp still intact.


• Handmade in 15-carat yellow gold
• Approximately 15 1/2 inches (just under 39cm) long, link is 3mm wide
• Weight is 16.3 grams
• In excellent antique condition
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box (my antique boxes are not for sale)
• Note: the antique gold locket is for sale separately – please get in touch if you’d like information about it

Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description.

I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.

I accept returns within 14 days if you’re not delighted with your purchase.

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