Jewelry during Napoleon III's ers is surprisingly light and so beautiful to wear. They delight lovers of antique jewelry by their resolutely antique appearance yet paradoxically modern side. In fact, the symmetry of the lines and the balance of the whole prove the Art Deco inspiration. Gold during this time was usually an 18k gold with an increased copper content to give it a warm appearance that blends wonderfully. The patterns are often classic and timeless.
This stunning bracelet example is perfect for any look, formal or casual, and features a detailed and textured center that boasts a vibrant turquoise stone.
Materials and Features: 18k gold
Age/Origin: Victorian, French, c. 1850
Measurements: 6.5 grams, 6.5" wrist
Condition: Excellent condition.
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