Even diamonds were used as well as rubies and other gemstones. The chains were varying sizes and widths and were gold filled or of precious metals. Many of the elaborate slides are collected today and made into cuff links, bracelets and even buttons.
Here are a few well dressed Victorian ladies sporting their long watch chains and slides.
So if you're looking for a unique, versatile piece of jewelry, think outside the box and check out some Victorian watch slides!
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