SOLD: Victorian fancy pierced gold chain, circa 1880

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Ornate but not fussy, here is a hard-to-find 18 3/4-inch late Victorian nine-carat rose gold chain.

Decorated with ornate hand piercings including stars on the main faces of each link, the sides are prettily stamped with a star and stripe pattern.

The sides also bear traces of the yellow gold gilding originally applied to many such chains – a nice detail. As is the hand-applied nine-carat stamp on one end, a good indication of English origin from about the end of the 19th century.

You could wear this as a standalone necklace, layer it, or hang a favourite jewel or two from it.


• Handmade in nine-carat rose gold
• Approximately 18 3/4 inches (47.5cm) long
• Weight is 18.6 grams
• In excellent antique condition
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box (my antique boxes are not for sale)

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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