Antique bracelets and bangles offer an enormous choice of individual bracelets. Antique bracelets were crafted most often in gold, silver, gold over silver, and platinum in the early twentieth century. Some were of metal only which might be polished but more often was bloomed, burnished, gilded, engraved, or worked in a repousse manner. Others featured precious gems but also pearls, shell, coral, jet and bog oak, intaglios, cameos, micro mosaic, pietra dura and enamel. Depending on the period and the current fashion bracelets might be bold, dainty over the top, demure, extravagant, elegant, whimsical. Some of the most exciting, often over the top and different bracelets and bangles particularly for someone looking for a distinctive conversation worthy piece were made in the Victorian period. One of the most sought after and collectable of the Victorian wide silver bangles still available at accessible prices is the corset bangle considered very risqué in the period to our amusement now.
Queen Victoria who adored jewellery loved Antique Scottish jewellery with its historical associations, casual wearability, rich colours and fine workmanship. We are with the Queen.
Early twentieth century delicacy with simplicity of design make a very contemporary feeling bangle - for those who like to stand out subtly from the crowd.
One of the most versatile and elegantly understated bangles we have.
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