Georgian Cowrie Shell Gold BraceletRegular price $ 2,800.00
The 6 Cowrie Shells are set in hand made Gold Canatille Work frames, alternating with Gold Buttercup Flowers to a square box clasp. In 18th century England, people were intrigued with the exotic Cowrie Shells, which were brought back by returning sailors with tales that they were money in several countries and possession of Cowrie Shells meant wealth. (all true!)
Condition: Good Dimensions: 18cm (7 1/4 ins) long
English: circa 1780
Opal Bead Diamond Clasp BraceletRegular price $ 14,300.00
6 rows of lovely Opal Beads with 2 Diamond set spacers and a Diamond set Clasp, the Bracelet with a length of 7 inches and a width of 1 inch all of which looks best on a darker skin tone. I have had one other such Bracelet in a 30 year period so you may be assured that this is a rare item.
Dimensions: 7 inches long x 1 inch wide. (18cm x 1.5 cm)
English Edwardian: circa 1910