Antique Jewellery Victorian 15ct Gold Bangle Beautiful Etruscan Design C1860-70.
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Antique Jewellery Victorian 15ct Gold Bangle Beautiful Etruscan Design C1860-70.:
This is a beautiful Victorian 15ct gold bangle with a beautiful granulatedand wire work design to the front c1860-70.
The bangle measures approx 57mm internally across the width by 46mm max and is oval in shape.
The bangle is approx 4mm deep and opens to approx 48mm and weighs approx 9g.
The bangle has a tongue clasp and safety chain in working order, note the tongue has to be pressed down slightly and then pushed in. This is normal and give the clasp a good firm closure.
The hallmarks are: 15 ct within three diamond shapes.
The Victorian era saw epic romances,great tragedies and growing prosperity. The jewels of the period reflected these changes and are divided into the Romantic,the Grand and the Aesthetic.
The supply of gold was limited and so many pieces were light and open and often made from rolled gold, sheet plate and engraved or chased. Pieces were soldered at the back and jewels were decorated with stones and often natural materials such as pearls and shell.
Sentimental themes were the order of the day and jewels were given as love tokens, brooches and lockets, love knots, clasped hands, love birds and serpents were popular and held hidden messages.
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