Victorian Etruscan 15kt Gold & Diamond Hinged Bracelet
An absolutely exquisite gold bangle bracelet from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This wide bangle is made of vibrant 15kt yellow gold and has a fantastic 3-dimensional design on the front surface. At the center of the bangle is an oval shaped plaque which has a pointed top and bottom. Set within the mounting are 7 sparkling prong set old European Cut diamonds. The center stone has a weight of .25ct, while the 6 surrounding diamonds have a total approximate weight of .90ct tw. Alternating with the diamonds is fantastic Etruscan wirework which compliments the piece beautifully. Set on each side of this center mounting is a smaller circular design, which holds 1 diamond and displays more gold Etruscan wirework. The 2 side diamonds have a total weight of .40ct tw. The hinged bracelet has a fine Etruscan wirework design that covers the edges of the bracelet and carries around the entire piece. The bracelet clasps on the side and has a safety chain for added security. This bangle would rest nicely on an average size wrist and looks stunning on. With a strong Victorian look, it would make a perfect addition to any collection!
Measurements: The surface of the bracelet measures 1" wide. The inside opening (where your wrist would rest) measures approximately 2 1/8" wide and 1 3/4" tall.
Condition: The overall condition of this bracelet is excellent. Besides normal surface wear and a few minor scratches, there is no serious damage to the gold bracelet or to the raised details. The clasp is snug and secure and the hinge is in good working condition. All of the diamond stones are intact.