Original Long 9ct Antique Guard Chain or also known as muff chain from the victorian era. This solid gold chain was worn with keys or lorgnette from the swivel clasp, normally that would have tucked into a woman's belt, and a decorative watch might have dangled from there. circa. 1880. Now days it is a very versatile chain. It can be worn long or doubled or tripled over as a short chain to create many different looks.