Antique Victorian 15k Bezel Set Turquoise Engraved Bangle
Details: This is a stunning antique bangle but with a modern sensibility. A beautifully engraved plate sits at its front, with a central bezel set turquoise cabochon, concealing both the clasp and a wonderful secret compartment. This piece is a total treasure and a very fashionable and chic statement piece.
Turquoise has been widely used as a gemstone since Egyptian times, where it was perceived to have had talismanic properties of protection and was viewed as a symbol of heaven on earth. It reached Europe through the Turkish trade route from Persia (now Iran). The Persian mines were known to have the most beautiful colors and quality of turquoise. Queen Victoria was very enamored with turquoise and her influence made turquoise hugely popular during her reign (1837-1901).
Measurements: The bracelet is 3/4" tall and 6.75" around the inside. Its weight is 29.7g.
Origin: English, c. 1860's.
Note: On Hold through 6/7.
Originating from the 18th century to the late 20th century, Metier’s estate jewelry collection is culled from sources around the world with a discerning eye. We feature highly coveted and collectable pieces of singular beauty that are rich with history and lost-art forms of craftsmanship that are precious beyond the materials that embody them.
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