A French gold opal and rock crystal guard chain, c.1900, with faceted rock crystal rondelle beads, with hemispherical opal beads either side, on wire, joined by lengths of trace chain, to bolt ring clasp, French eagle mark, tested as approximately 18ct gold, 695mm long, 14.40g
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Sold for £480
Two opal beads deficient, chips to four of the remaining opal beads.
Minor wear to links.
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Auction: Jewellery and Gifts - Live Online, Thu, 2nd Dec 2021
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