Retro 14kt Large Carved Bloodstone Scarab Bracelet
A fantastic scarab bangle bracelet from the Retro era (ca1940)! This impressive bracelet is made of 14kt yellow gold and is quite substantial in size and design. The piece is comprised of 9 large scarab links, which are carved from bloodstone and bezel set across an open gold framework. The bloodstones have a rich forest green color flecked with bright orangey-red. Each scarab beetle has an oval-shaped body and a carved surface depicting its face and wings. The open back setting reveals hieroglyphic symbols carved on the underside. The bracelet is hinged bracelet fastens at a push clasp at the side. The clasp is stamped "RAW" and a gold safety clasp provides extra security when worn. A magnificent statement piece, this outsanding bracelet would make a fabulous addition to any collection!
Measurements: The bracelet measures 7.75" long. The scarab links vary in size with the largest measuring approximately 7/8" long, 5/8" wide, and 5/16" thick. The smallest scarab links measure 1/2" long, 3/8" wide, and 1/4" thick.
Condition: The overall condition of the bracelet is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting or to the carved scarab links, all of which are intact. The clasp and safety chain are both secure and in good working condition.