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Composite Chain, Gold with Pearls and Rubies

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'One of two elements of a composite chain, each more or less oval in outline, with a central raised square setting, in one of which a ruby survives; on each side is a pearl held in place by a fine gold wire. At each end is a hole to recieve a connecting link'. Flanagan, L. 'Ireland's Armada Legacy' (1988) p.196.