Antique 50″ Longuard / Muff Chain Yellow Gold

3,500.00

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Description

Long, heavy, high carat Antique longuard / Muff chain with an overall length of 50″ / 1280mm excluding the clasp.

Link width is approx. 2.8mm and the weight is 42.2 grams.

The chain has been tested as 22k gold with a later 18k gold lobster claw clasp.

Price: 3,500 Euro

SKU: 2676

These chains are referred to as Muff chains as they were originally worn around the neck with fasteners at the ends to be attached to ladies muffs (a fur used to keep hands warm).  Sometimes referred to as guard, longuard chains these long chains are worn nowadays wrapped several times and set at whatever neck line is required for the day at hand.