Antique Edwardian Era 14k Gold Very Heavy Australian Opal Diamond Bracelet
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Antique Edwardian Era 14k Gold Very Heavy Australian Opal Diamond Bracelet:
Features: This is a very niceantique (Edwardian era 1905 to 1915) heavy bracelet . Made of solid 14K gold (of the rose yellow gold variety) with 6 dome oval cabochon cut 100% pure Australian mined opal gemstones and 5 full round cut white diamonds. Opal gemstones are of excellent quality with beautiful colorful shimmersof fire purple, blue and green . Diamonds are of very good quality , VS and well within white color range , sparkling beautifully. Opal gemstones total a little over 3.1 cts, at a little over 1/2 ct per stone. Diamonds total approx 1/4 ct , at approx 1/40th cteach.Bracelet is highly collectible andconsidered rare. An earlier design, hand crafted by the Glasser Brothers (Bros.) Company , Boston, MA (USA), of firm's fine jewelry division. Firm's fine jewelry firmwas active during the arts and crafts movement of turn to 1900's to up to 1915 . Bracelet has very impressive hand crafted smith workmanship in an eye catching 'arts and crafts'design with much beautiful detail with beautiful hand laced floral motif. Very well made . Has slide clasp and safety clip, both open and lock in shut just fine . For a 14K gold bracelet , it's very heavy . Weighs: 28.9 grams , (nearly 29 grams , of course) .It came from our family heirloom'searlier 1900's jewelry collection .It was very well kept and in very excellent condition , (especially for bracelet this old). sale starting price is very reasonbly low, based on heavy gold weight, high market opal value and diamond value , especially in a rarecollectible superb jewelry product by this earlierjewelry crafting firm. Fitting and Measurements: Looks some what fine with a loose look appeal. Will fit best between a size 6 1/3 inch wrist up to a size 63/4 inch wrist . Due to inner is oval shaped, its inner diameter iswhat is mostrelevant with accessing fitting sizeas oppose toits inner circumference. Shut , inner diameter is slightly over 2 1/4 inches (as in 2.28 inches) with inner circumference of 6 1/2inches yet again, its inner diameter is wider which means it would fit up to a size 6 3/4 inch wrist just fine . Width (as in height) isup to over 1/2 inch (as in 18.5 mm) for frontal raised motif portion, tappering to 1/3 inchto 1/4 inch and a little under 1/4 inch (5 mm) in back. Each opal stone is 7 mm by 4.75 mm with depth of approx 2.75 mm . Hallmark and Marks: "14K" with firm'searliermark, similar to much of the arts and crafts era stylish letter fonts as in "GB ". Guarantee: Opal gemstones and diamonds were inspected and tested by me and another jeweler as nature and as described or total refund . As a jeweler and retired precious metals tester for refinery , I re-assure that it will test sterling (as marked) or total refund. Prior to listing, I routinely test , regardless of what's marked . Would make a nice gift. Or, own it yourself and invest in thisimpressivecollectible braceletand appreciatethe compliments you'll getas its antiquity value and silver value and high opal and diamond market value continues to increase even more so over time. Ihave a 100% Positive responsescore with highest of ratingswitha large number ofvery satisfiedrepeat buyers who keep coming back as my record confirms. Shipping & Handling:FREE within USA via US Priority Mail with Signature Confirmation. International Shipping and Handling: USD $19.95, which includesUS Registered Mail (which I find to be among safest methods) which provides full tracking and signature confirmation.Full coverage shipping insurance is FREE world wide , via shipsaver, an approved applicant. I'll reduce Shipping and Handling fees for additional items. See my store formore great bargains:parkerantiques56 I ship very promptly each business day , via US Postal Service.