• Antique Victorian Pinchbeck Long Guard Chain
  • Antique Victorian Pinchbeck Long Guard Chain
  • Antique Victorian Pinchbeck Long Guard Chain
  • Antique Victorian Pinchbeck Long Guard Chain

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Antique Victorian Pinchbeck Long Guard Chain

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Details

Antique Victorian (1837-1901) Pinchbeck long guard chain set in pinchbeck with a gilt clip. The chain is designed to be layered in multiple ways, charms can be attached to the clip. This necklace is very versatile. Pinchbeck long guard chains are rare to find.

 

Pinchbeck is a metal alloy consisting of brass, zinc and copper made by Christopher Pinchbeck in the 1720s. He was a London clockmaker and Pinchbeck was developed as an alternative to gold. The material was cheaper, lighter and did not tarnish and could be made into intricate designs.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The chain measures 154cm / 60.6" in length and 3mm / 0.1" in width.

 

WEIGHT

27.28g

 

CONDITION

The necklace is in excellent condition. The clip is very slightly worn.

 

SKU

1285

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