Victorian Rolled Gold Heart Padlock Gate Bracelet
Classic antique Victorian gate link bracelet, circa 1880s, is rendered in a heavy rolled gold and secured with a functioning padlock heart shape locking clasp. The fluid moving curved links bear a detailed embossed design with smooth links between. Called gate link bracelets during the 1800s as they bore a resemblance to the gates and fences of horses paddock. Add charms or wear as is, the bracelet is a superb antique piece and well crafted!
Measuring 6 3/4 inches long not including the heart which measures 17.5mm tall. The bracelet bracelet weighs 15 grams and hails from Continental Europe.