Markings: mark of the manufacturer of unidentified larabea, tested and guaranteed. Country of origin: Ottoman Empire (modern day Turkey). Gram weight: 3 2.6 grams. Type of metal: 14 k yellow gold filled on. Main measures stone / color.Stone measure / accent color. Post measurements: the bracelet has a notebook length of 8.16 "and measures 0.55" wide. The wrist gap is 2.6 "overall. Clasp / clasp type: this bracelet does not have a clasp and is intended to be worn on the wrist through the gap. Type of link: repoussé yellow gold, filled on sterling silver links.
Notable features: this bracelet was handmade at the time of the new art. Composed of 14 k yellow gold filled on. 925 sterling silver, the links repulsed bracelet features and was carried out in the Ottoman Empire, as indicated by the manufacturer's landmark in Arabic. The style of this bracelet is a classic example of jewelery during the Etruscan Renaissance, which began in the early 1800s after the discovery of ancient Etruscan sites outside Rome.
Etruscan jewelry usually features expert metalwork using filigree and pushback techniques, as well as crystallized pearl accents, usually all made in gold. This bracelet was acquired during a grand tour, the traditional holiday taken by European and North American during this period. A great tour was the opportunity for travelers to visit other countries and learn about their art, history and cultures and could be the last few months or years at a time. To remember their experiences, travelers would often pick up souvenirs, with jewelry being a very popular choice among others during their grand tour. This bracelet having been adopted in the Ottoman Empire, it was probably bought by a traveler visiting the region.
Important in size, this bracelet is composed of large and hollow repousse links, which would have been hand hammered. As a tribute to the beautiful gold jewelery of the Etruscan, golden yellow filled with silver was used, giving the bracelet a bright and eye-catching hue.
Between each repoussé link are two granulated pearl accents, which gives this bracelet a very simple and elegant design. For comfortable wear, the inner circumference of the bracelet is smooth and polished. A fine example of Etruscan inspired jewels of the Ottoman Empire, this bracelet would make an excellent addition to any antique jewelry collection. Do not miss your chance to own this piece of history. Too bad: age appropriate to wear.
There are minor dents in places on the bracelet and the gold medal is to start wearing in places; however, this does not affect the wear. 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, when massive manufacturing resumed the production of many products, including jewelry. The tour was the European standard holiday of the Georgian and Victorian eras. The opportunity he gave for the study of culture, art and architecture has a tradition, especially for the upper classes. The grand tour was popularized by the poet Lord Byron and writer Mary Shelley, who was the author of Frankenstein.
The grand tour was an opportunity for rich travelers to explore the world and discover different cultures over a period of 2 to 4 years. And what better memory of this long journey than the pieces of native souvenir jewelry like Italian cameos, mosaic and pietra lasted. Pieces often had historical inspirations from the remains of Pompeii from the pyramids of Egypt. Cultural learning has been a focal point of the grand tour and the process of remembrance in jewelry memorabilia.
These archaeological digs uncovered beautiful decorative artwork, giving jewelers a foray into the past for inspiration for contemporary creations. Some of the Renaissance styles incorporate the use of filigree and granulation decorations.
The Renaissance styles, emphasized the contrast between antiquity and modernity, with the jewelers of modern borrowing patterns and techniques of the ancients, to perfect advanced technologies and incorporate modern designs. Renaissance Etruscan jewelry swept into popularity in the 1800s with the discovery of the Victorian Etruscan Tombs, just outside Rome in Italy. These archeological digs of a vanished civilization beautiful gold jewelery that had been meticulously adorned with tiny gold beads, featuring flowing geometric shapes, celestial motives and a plethora of sacred mythological characters and Greco-Roman. The repoussé, filigree and granulation techniques are all attributed to Etruscan. Jewelers from around the world have eagerly started trying to replicate these ancient techniques, changing the way jewelery has been performed for many years.Repoussé began as an old metallurgical technique dating back to the third century BC. Involving malleable metal that has been hammered on the reverse to create an image on the front. Examples can be found all over the world; greece, egypt and even hopewell periods in southeastern america. Reverse hammering also served to add details to the front, creating intricate patterns using grooves, indentations and channeling. The piece was then carefully polished to create a hollow and eye-catching treasure. 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 leaded gf sterling silver ottoman bracelet" is on sale since Monday, November 12, 2018. It is in the category "jewelry, watches \ jewelry \ bracelets \ other". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in / in fort collins, colorado.
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