Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Quartz Enamel Filigree Bracelet

Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Quartz Enamel Filigree Bracelet
Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Quartz Enamel Filigree Bracelet
Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Quartz Enamel Filigree Bracelet
Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Quartz Enamel Filigree Bracelet
Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Quartz Enamel Filigree Bracelet
Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Quartz Enamel Filigree Bracelet

Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Quartz Enamel Filigree Bracelet
If you like this gorgeous Chinese Rose Quartz Enamel Bracelet, we have a ring and bracelet set you might be interested in! Markings: SA 925 on the back of one link. Country of Origin: China. Gram Weight: 63.6 Grams. Main Stone: Rose Quartz. Main Stone Measurement/Color: 0.6″ long by 0.5″ wide, Pink with subtle white swirls. Each stone is 7.5 carats, for a total carat weight of 30. The stones appear to be untreated, but we are not certified Gemologists and cannot be sure. Accent Stone Measurement /Color. Stone Cuts: Hand Carved Cabochon. Item Measurements: The bangle has an wearable length of 7. The links are 1 wide. Link Type: Specialty links, Cable chain. Notable Features: This beautifully feminine bracelet was made completely by hand by a talented Chinese jeweler during the Art Deco Period. The bracelet consists of four specialty links held together with double Sterling Silver cable chains. Each link features a stunning Sterling Silver filigree three-dimensional diamond shape, onto which beautiful blue and green enamel details have been applied, creating a Fleur de Lis style look. Each link features a big, beautiful Rose Quartz stone set in a finely detailed raised filigree mounting. Each Rose Quartz was hand cut into an oval cabochon, and is a pretty soft pink color with subtle white swirling throughout. The bracelet clasps with a twisted Sterling Silver toggle for an added touch of flowing elegance. Damage: Age appropriate wear. This listing is for the item only. Was made in the Art Deco Style. The Art Deco Era is famous for being the “Gatsby” or “Roaring Twenties” Era. A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. During the Art Deco Period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would often take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. Chinese export jewelry became popular during the late Victorian Period and lasted until the 1960’s. In a lot of ways, Chinese export jewelry fashioned what we know of jewelry today. During these periods, Chinese craftsmen, including jewelers and stone cutters, were considered by far the best in the world. The wealthy would have a piece custom ordered through their local jeweler. They drafted a design which was then sent to China to be crafted and sent back. As you can imagine, this was not cheap, that being said, these pieces are very rare and few have survived until today. Chinese Stone cutters were considered some of the finest artisans in the world during the Vintage Era. They would carve western themes as well as the rarer traditional eastern themes into their many pieces. Filigree metal working has been around for thousands of years, however was perfected by the Phoenicians and Etruscan civilizations. It involves stamping out a design in your metal and hand bending and twirling until your design in formed, it is considered one of the most difficult metal working processes. The Method of Enameling originally dates all the way back to the Ancient Egyptians. The Ancient Greeks, Celts, Georgians, and Chinese all followed suite. The technique involves fusing powdered glass to a substrate, or base, by firing. In jewelry, the base is generally a metal. Enamel is made of colored powdered glass, or may include clear powdered glass that is mixed with colorful metallic pigments. It is primarily used on decorative art or jewelry, usually small in size. Besides jewelry, enamel can also be applied to glass, ceramic, stone, and various other materials. People in the earliest recorded times believed in the magical powers of quartz. Ancient Roman, Egyptian, and Greek civilizations used quartz crystals as potent talismans. The Romans used rose quartz as a seal to signify ownership, and Egyptians believed the stone could prevent aging. PLEASE WAIT FOR AN UPDATED INVOICE BEFORE PAYING FOR YOUR ITEMS. Thank you for your cooperation. The item “Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Quartz Enamel Filigree Bracelet” is in sale since Saturday, November 25, 2017. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Bracelets”. The seller is “abeautifultimeco” and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Style: Chain
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: China
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Clasp Type: Toggle
  • Metal Purity: .925
  • Ethnic Origin: Chinese
  • Main Stone: Quartz
  • Material: Enamel

Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Quartz Enamel Filigree Bracelet