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An antique Edwardian English 9 carat gold long guard necklace chain. Could be able to wear as a 2/3 rows chain. Variously known as a long guard, guard, or muff chains and were variously used at different periods for suspending ladies' watches, keys to the wine cellar or tea caddy, and latterly for passing through a muff to keep her hands warm. The common denominator for all of these chains is the length which is usually around 50 -60 inches to facilitate the traditional uses. Guard Chain length 153 cm



  • Metal: Gold,9k Gold,Yellow Gold

  • Weight: Dimensions

  • Length: 60.24 in. (1530 mm)

  • Style: Edwardian

  • Place of Origin: United Kingdom

  • Period: 1900-1909

  • Date of Manufacture: 1900

  • Condition: Excellent

  • Seller Location: London, GB

  • Reference Number: 1stDibs: LU1168111999712

Antique Edwardian 9 Carat Gold Long Guard Chain/ Double/Triple Rows Chain

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