Fabulous and stunning! Unlike any other we have ever seen. Clear paste stones form a lovely perpendicular swirl centered among delicate applied flowers. Sweet forget-me-not style flowers and vines extend from the sides to near the center. Not only is the subject matter of the bangle unusual but also the finish.
Emulating the bloomed gold from the early 1800's, this rich yellow bangle has the presence of an 18kt gold bangle. Rich with lots of detail and unique appearance.
Measuring 7" in inner circumference, it will easily accommodate an average wrist. 1.25" wide in the center.
Perfect for a special evening and most definitely a "must" for someone who has lots of bangles and desires something completely unique.
Dates to the late 1800's. Origin is Boston.
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These bangles were originally produced between 1890 and 1915. They are almost all gold-filled which is the gold-filled of the Victorian era and not of today. This means they are high quality and will not turn or wear-off like those pieces from today. The bracelets are one hundred years old and are still in good condition so you will not harm them or wear them out in your lifetime either. Since they are not solid gold, they won't dent or ding as easily and can be worn on a more daily basis. You clean with a normal polishing cloth...no special care necessary. These were introduced as engagement bangles. This was the predecessor to the diamond engagement ring. DeBeers created the diamond engagement market in the twenties, but prior to the engagement ring, these bangles were often given. Most will have initials of some variety which would indicate the bride-to-be's new monogram. Some will have an inscription stating one's love or a date which is presumed to be the wedding date. Not all of these bangles have inscriptions nor were given as engagement bangles, but that is how they were introduced to the market. Several can be found with different floral designs on the top, and no two bangles are alike. It is believed that the bangles were personally designed as each flower had a different meaning in Victorian times. The flowers were chosen due to the personality and preference of the recipient. These were truly personalized gifts and not given on a whim. Enjoy and wear your bracelet in good health and harmony.Dimensions:
7" inner circumferenceCondition:
Excellent condition. Hinge and clasp are in proper working order. Stays shut when lightly tugged.Circa:
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