Victorian/Early Edwardian 'Rolled Gold' Guard Chain Circa 1900

Collections: Sold Archive

Beautifully modelled guard / muff / long chain dating to the late Victorian - early Edwardian era.

Worn originally by women throughout the early 19th to early 20th century typically to suspend a muff (hand warmer/gloves) but these days these wonderful and versatile chains can be styled in so many ways and with any of your favourite pendants safely clipped by the original dog-clip.

This example is constructed of ‘rolled gold’ with warm rosy gold hue, with faceted fancy belcher links and features a versatile dog-clip fastener.

Measuring a lovely 146 cm in length which can be looped around the neck twice and the highly useful dog-clip can attach all your favourite pendants, lockets etc.
Weighing a  substantial but comfortable to wear 39.5  grams.


39.5 Grams

Makers mark on dog clip ‘D & G’

Very good antique condition.  No repairs of apparent wear between links.  Lovely rosy gold hue in colour.  Natural patina. Dog-clip functions perfectly, nice and tight.  Very pretty chain.


Welcome to Graisons!

Hello and welcome to Graisons Fine Jewellery!

Shop our Festive Season Sale! Save up to 30% off a HUGE selection of pieces. Laybys are welcome.

Shop our Jewel Drop: Saturday 9th of December, 9:30 am AEDT.

Sign up to our Graisons Fine Jewellery mailing list below to be the first to preview new arrivals, invites to exclusive sale events and more.