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Victorian Garnet Paste Bracelet

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SKU: 3054

Description:

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A superb Victorian Garnet Paste bracelet just exuding antique charm!

Thirteen crimson Paste gemstones catch the light beautifully sending bright shimmers across their foiled backings. Ornately embossed pinchbeck settings proudly display the striking gemstones adding to their undeniably regal appearance.  

Pinchbeck was often used in place of Gold, as a more affordable material it allowed people to wear superb jewellery without the fear of too great a loss as thieves were rife during the Victorian era.

A superb piece of Victorian history frozen in time allowing you to give this antique bracelet a new lease of life!

Item Details:

ERA:  Early Victorian c.1850

MEASUREMENTS: 17cm or 6.7" inner circumference
Best fitting a wrist of 15.7cm or 6.2"
The Pastes are 8.5mm long x 6mm wide x 4mm deep
Weight: 12.5g

MATERIALS:  Garnet Paste, Pinchbeck

HALLMARKS:  None present

Condition:

EXCELLENT

This Victorian Garnet Paste bracelet is in wonderful antique condition throughout. The Paste gemstones are bright and clear, with only very minor wear to a couple of the Pastes noticeable under close inspection. The embossed settings are all intact keeping the Pastes securely in place, and the locking mechanism is in fine working order. A great piece of antique jewellery ready to be worn and enjoyed for years to come!