Victorian Gunmetal & Crystal Long Guard Chain. Antique 60" Muff, Locket, Watch Chain. Rope Length Steel Necklace Chain, Dog Clip, Bolt Ring

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Victorian Gunmetal & Crystal Long Guard Chain. Antique 60" Muff, Locket, Watch Chain. Rope Length Steel Necklace Chain, Dog Clip, Bolt Ring

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$125.00

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Item details

Vintage from the 19th century

Dimensions

Necklace length: 60 Inches

Material

Gemstone: Quartz

A very attractive antique gunmetal long guard chain set with bright sparkling quartz crystals in open bezel settings. The chain which is steel with a gunmetal finish has the benefit of both dog clip and bolt ring ends so can be worn long or doubled or even tripled. During the Georgian and Victorian eras these versatile chains were teamed up with lockets, pendants and crosses and worn layered with other jewelry, they were also used to keep all manner of useful things close to hand, like pocket watches, spectacles and muffs.

This elegant chain is composed of elongated and round fancy links and measures 60" long. There are eight faceted crystal stones 5.3mm in diameter spaced evenly throughout the length which contrasts beautifully with the dark matte silver color of the chain, a shade that hints that this may have been worn as mourning attire.

In excellent condition, the chain does not kink and the stones are all secure, the clip ends in perfect working order and fasten securely. Please note the pendant cross is not included but available for purchase separately.

Browse more carefully curated jewelry from every era - Georgian - Victorian - Edwardian - Art Deco - Modern - at www.mercymadge.com - With new arrivals added to our shop daily we offer an interest free layaway plan as well as a no risk guarantee. Our international and domestic shipping always includes tracking as standard for your peace of mind. Your purchase will arrive gift wrapped in a Mercy Madge box. Perfect for gift giving or safekeeping!
A very attractive antique gunmetal long guard chain set with bright sparkling quartz crystals in open bezel settings. The chain which is steel with a gunmetal finish has the benefit of both dog clip and bolt ring ends so can be worn long or doubled or even tripled. During the Georgian and Victorian eras these versatile chains were teamed up with lockets, pendants and crosses and worn layered with other jewelry, they were also used to keep all manner of useful things close to hand, like pocket watches, spectacles and muffs.

This elegant chain is composed of elongated and round fancy links and measures 60" long. There are eight faceted crystal stones 5.3mm in diameter spaced evenly throughout the length which contrasts beautifully with the dark matte silver color of the chain, a shade that hints that this may have been worn as mourning attire.

In excellent condition, the chain does not kink and the stones are all secure, the clip ends in perfect working order and fasten securely. Please note the pendant cross is not included but available for purchase separately.

Browse more carefully curated jewelry from every era - Georgian - Victorian - Edwardian - Art Deco - Modern - at www.mercymadge.com - With new arrivals added to our shop daily we offer an interest free layaway plan as well as a no risk guarantee. Our international and domestic shipping always includes tracking as standard for your peace of mind. Your purchase will arrive gift wrapped in a Mercy Madge box. Perfect for gift giving or safekeeping!

Shipping & returns

Ready to ship in 1 business day
From United Kingdom
Returns and exchanges accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy
Gift wrapping available
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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
2,065 Sales
On Etsy since 2010

Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale

Returns and exchange details

Items in original condition may be returned for any reason. Notification of return should be made within 3 days of receipt and item posted within 7 days. Buyer pays return shipping costs. After 3 calendar days all sales should be considered final.

The full mailing address for returns can be found on your printed receipt inside your package. Returns will be accepted as long as the item has not been altered or damaged. Include your receipt with your return. Tracking and/or insurance is recommended as items lost or damaged in transit cannot be refunded.

Additional instructions for UNITED STATES/NON EU RETURNS:

Post Office (preferred) use first class mail and return item in its original packaging with the UK CN22 or CN23 customs form and shipping label showing. If alternative packaging is used detach the UK customs form and attach it to the outside of your packaging. Clearly mark the package RETURNED GOODS.

If using Fedex or other commercial carrier electronic information is important so inform staff that your package contains returned goods originating from the UK and that you are including the original receipt and UK CN22/CN23 customs form. Ensure they include this electronic information on the Fedex invoice/waybill and their customs forms attached to your package. Clearly mark the package RETURNED GOODS.

Any UK customs and import charges incurred by not following these instructions will be deducted from the refunded amount.

Upon receipt of the returned item, a refund of your purchase price, minus original shipping, will be issued within 48 hours.

Items ordered from us that are refused at delivery or returned to us as unclaimed or undeliverable will be issued a store credit for the purchase price minus original shipping.

Shipping policies

We work hard to get your package out to you within 1 business day and we will email you with the tracking link and carrier details as soon as it is dispatched, typically we use the Royal Mail or Fedex.
Expected delivery times are:
Within the UK: 1-3 business days
Outside the UK: 5-15 business days.
Please monitor the progress of your package and notify us in a timely manner if it does not arrive as scheduled.
If you have any questions about your order feel free to contact us at anytime

Payments

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We offer a free 60 day term flexible layaway plan with a 25% non refundable deposit for purchases over $150.

A longer term might be available on request depending on the purchase price.

If you would like to avail of our layaway plan simply contact with details of the item. We will send you a customized link to pay the deposit. Once the deposit is paid we will reserve the item for you for 60 days. When you are ready to pay another installment let us know and we will send you another link to pay. You can schedule payments at your own convenience until the item is paid off.

Please note that returns or refunds are not permitted on layaway purchases. Store credit may be offered in certain circumstances at the shops discretion
Every purchase will arrive boxed in our complimentary custom packaging which is free of charge.
Items returned within our return policy are not subject to a restocking fee. If an item is returned outside the shops return policy then we reserve the right to charge a discretionary 20% restocking fee.
Antique jewellery, by its very nature, is more fragile than modern jewellery and can be more prone to damage. Many of our pieces are 150 years old or more, it is part of their charm and they will require special care.

We guarantee all our items as described but can not guarantee they won't need maintenance or repair due to use and wear. With a modicum of care, the jewelry you are fond of can last many more lifetimes to come.

We accept no responsibility for pieces that become damaged whilst in your possession and such damaged items cannot be returned.
With literally thousands of online sales under our belt we are accomplished international shippers. We ship worldwide and will dispatch your order with tracking within one business day of ordering. Your highly anticipated purchase will arrive quickly and be beautifully gift wrapped and safely packaged to boot. Global express shipping upgrades are available at checkout too should you need it even faster.
We offer a sizing service for our rings and a traditional engraving service for our jewelry. Contact us for details and pricing
We are unable to show our entire collection in our Etsy shop so if you are looking for something that we don't have please feel free to contact us by email, phone or through our website. We have many more items in stock than are listed and may have the perfect piece. However, we do not make custom/bespoke jewelry to order, our focus is purely on preowned vintage and antique.
We do our utmost to accurately date and describe our jewelry. We use a variety of techniques, testing and observation. All precious metals are tested whether hallmarked or not. We use electronic testing equipment (Auracle & Misar) and acid testing. Colored gemstones are tested with the Presidium Duo Tester and diamonds with the Diamond Selector II. We use industry standard gauges and digital calipers for measuring gemstones. When we have jewelry appraised we use independent gemologists and jewellers who have no connection to or vested interest in our shop.

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