Victorian Sterling Diamond & Natural Pearl Link Bracelet
An exquisite diamond and natural pearl bracelet from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This gorgeous flexible link bracelet features 6 bowtie-shaped links that alternate with 6 smaller, complimentary links. The entire bracelet displays absolutely stunning wirework and is encrusted with bezel set, old Rose Cut diamonds. Each bowtie-shaped link, with the exception of the clasp link, displays 3 natural pearls and 2 old Mine Cut diamonds which rest slightly higher than the surface of the bracelet. With the exception of one of the links, each of the smaller, alternating link holds a single old Mine Cut diamond which is also prong set higher than the surface. With a total of 14 Mine Cut diamonds and 238 Rose Cut stones, the bracelet has an overall total diamond weight of approximately 2+ct tw. The bracelet's clasp is hidden within one of the links and has a safety catch for added security. The tongue of the clasp is stamped "84”. This rare piece is absolutely striking and would make a fantastic addition to any collection!
Measurements: The bracelet measures 6 3/4" long, slightly more than 5/8” at the widest point, and slightly more than 1/4" thick.
Condition: The overall condition of the bracelet is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the sterling setting. All of the diamonds and natural pearls are intact and the clasp is secure and in good working condition.