A classic style, curb chain was originally made for the bit of armored horses. It has German etymological origins in medieval words for armor, and the chain's flattened, interlocking links call to mind the woven patterns of chainmail. Petite, fluid elements comprising a fortified whole.
This style is available in sterling silver, gold vermeil, and 14k gold.
Sterling and gold vermeil studs are 17mmx6mm; 3-link 14k gold are 18mmx6mm and 2-link are 13mmx6mm. sold as a pair.
Gauntlets of Mail, 17th Century, The Metropolitan Museum Collection