Antique Victorian 18k Albert Chain w/ T-Bar- 17.75"
Details: This is an exceptionally beautiful heavy 18k gold watch chain. It is comprised of curb links complete with a t-bar and a dog clip. Fantastic with pendants attached or on its own. A watch chain this lovely and weighty is a rare find.
This type of watch chain was popularized by Prince Albert, the husband of Queen Victoria. The t-bar is placed through the buttonhole of the wearer's buttoned waistcoat and anchors the watch chain in place. The wearers watch was attached to one end and tucked into a small pocket. The other end of the chain was hung with important pendants such as the family seal and other significant or decorative charms.
Measurements: The chain's length is 17.75" and the total weight is 35g. Every link is hallmarked with a crown and 18k. There are several hallmarks on the toggle bar.
Origin: English, c. 1890's.
Originating from the 18th century to the late 20th century, Metier’s estate jewelry collection is culled from sources around the world with a discerning eye. We feature highly coveted and collectable pieces of singular beauty that are rich with history and lost-art forms of craftsmanship that are precious beyond the materials that embody them.
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