Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling 925 Silver Byzantine Bali HUGE HEAVY Bracelet
We have similar Byzantine Bali items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Cait P. Age Circa: Art Deco C. Markings: Unmarked, Tested, and Guaranteed. Country of Origin: Unknown. Gram Weight: 20.8 Grams. Main Stone Carat Weight/Color. Accent Stone Carat Weight/Color. Item Measurements: The bracelet has a wearable length of 7.25″ and measures 0.20″ wide. Closure/Clasp Type: Hook Clasp. Link Type: Fancy Ladder Link Chain. Handmade in the Art Deco era in the Byzantine Bali style. The chain of the bracelet is made out of thick interwoven links in a ladder chain style, giving the bracelet significant weight. Two heavy caps adorn either end of the bracelet and feature filigree patterns of curling lines. Damage: Age appropriate wear. Tarnish on the sterling silver gives this piece an antique quality which we believe is quite lovely. This listing is for the item only. 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. Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1940. Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specially cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would usually take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. Byzantine Bali jewelry was crafted with a classic twisted or braided style that invokes a sense of the ancient times of the Byzantine Empire, where men and women wore jewelry as a symbol of status and power. Interwoven links, rope twist details, and looping applied wires, and granulated beads are the hallmarks of this bold style of jewelry. Filigree metalworking is a delicate form of art and has been found as early as 3,000 BC in Mesopotamia. It was perfected by the Phoenicians and Etruscan civilizations between the 6th and 3rd centuries BC. It involves stamping out a design in metal and hand bending and twirling threads, combined with tiny beads, until a final motif emerges. It is reminiscent of lace and considered one of the most difficult metalworking processes. Filigree is still a very popular technique in India and Asia. The item “Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling 925 Silver Byzantine Bali HUGE HEAVY Bracelet” is in sale since Saturday, February 8, 2020. 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.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Unknown
- Style: Art Deco
- Metal Purity: .925
- Metal: Sterling Silver