Popular during the Victorian era. This era has influenced a revival of the renaissance in art and jewelry, and later eras continue the tradition of using these bracelets instead of engagement and alliances.
The focal point of the bracelet is a large, belt buckle pattern that would have been worn while sitting above the wrist, outward. In rose gold filled on the base metal, the belt buckle design was applied during the gold-filled yellow on base metal strip and is curved in shape, giving bracelet depth and dimension. The band of this bracelet was cleverly hunted with curling vine and leaf patterns, some of which were then hand painted with black-cut enamel save to create a striking and beautiful overall design, black enamel offering a beautiful contrast with the vibrant gold. Enamel save size was a very common accent, used in jewelry, the art nouveau time, especially in bracelets, making this bracelet very fashionable for the time. To add more details and contrast, the hunt and the leamer sit on a textured background.Completing the bracelet is a hinge and snap clip for comfortable and secure wearing. A beautiful example of traditional art nouveau wedding jewelry, this bracelet will be an asset to any antique jewelry collection, but also a great gift for a bride looking for "something old." Do not miss your chance to preserve this piece of history. Damage: age of appropriate clothing.
The clasp of this bracelet can be difficult to open; however, it can be opened and the bracelet worn. Your local jeweler can replace or repair the loop if you wish.
The original security chain of this bracelet has been removed during its lifetime and its jump rings are still attached and so another security chain can be added. There is some wear of the savings lender of size; it is hardly noticeable and quite normal for bracelets of this age. The price has been reduced accordingly. This list is for the article only.All display boxes or photography props do not come with your purchase. This is very true because of the wonderful design that came out of this period. This time focused on women and the beauty of nature and the pieces were often important. Enamel is a common material used in art nouveau style jewelry, as the period was more prominent than the design on the materials used to create it. The art nouveau period that occurred before the beginning of the First World War, during the mass production has resumed the production of many products, including jewelry. Wedding bracelets have a long history stretch back centuries and were particularly popular in nineteenth-century Europe as Victorians reverted to the Middle Ages and Influence Revival in their art and jewelry. Historically, a groom would give a beautifully engraved bracelet to his wife on the day of their wedding, but sometimes they would also be gifted in sets that given during his engagement and the other on the wedding day. During the Victorian and Art Nouveau eras, these bracelets were also referred to as "handcuff bracelets" and were a symbol of marital engagement, usually used in lieu of an engagement or wedding ring. Hunting is a technique for working metal that uses a tool like nail and hammer to hand etch patterns on a metal surface. This process creates a design that is cast to the front of the surface using channels, grooves and nicks. Hunting is thousands of years old and was a very long and difficult technique that is still used by blacksmiths. Enameling origin goes back all the way back to the Persian meenakari lans.
The technique consists of powder-bonding glass at a base, usually in gold, by pulling (heating and melting the glass on the metal). The glass hardens to form a layer of pigments on the metal. Enamel is made of colored glass powder or include clear glass powder that is mixed with colored metallic pigments.It was used by ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Celts; and later the Chinese and Georgians. It has resurfaced in popularity in the twentieth century. It is mainly used on decorative arts or jewelry, usually small. In addition to jewelry, enamel can also be applied for glass, ceramic, stone and various other materials. Savings size is a variant of enameling where the engraved lines are incised directly into the metal to form a design.
These lines are then filled with opaque, generally black, opaque engraving. This technique is often used to decorate bracelets, watch boxes, chatelaines and mourning jewelry. All items ship within one business day of receipt of payment. Buyers will have 3 basic shipping options to choose from, depending on the necessary delivery speed. Each customer will receive a revised invoice at the end of the auction with an updated shipping rate.
We will combine shipping shipping on multiple purchases. We do not undervalue the packages for customs, please do not ask us to do so. What you pay is what we will ask on your customs form.Please consider this before placing your bid. After 4 days of non-payment, an automated non-payment case will be opened by our debay system. If you need additional time for payment, please contact us before bidding. The item "antique vintage art nouveau 14k gold filled gf size savings bracelet" is on sale since Monday, January 14, 2019.
It is in the category "jewelry, watches \ jewelry \ bracelets \ other". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in / in fort collins, colorado. This item can be shipped to the following country: France.