MATTE finish gold colored metal hinged bangle bracelet, engraved with the initials “EM” on the front and “USA 1914” on the inside

MATTE finish gold colored metal hinged bangle bracelet, engraved with the initials “EM” on the front and “USA 1914” on the inside. The tiny makers mark on the slide is the letter “B” in a star and the words, “pat apl for”.  It is 7″ around the inside and 5/8″ wide. The finish reminds me … Continue reading “MATTE finish gold colored metal hinged bangle bracelet, engraved with the initials “EM” on the front and “USA 1914” on the inside”

TORCH BRACELET gold plated metal hinged bangle bracelet with clear rhinestone and silver torches applied on three sides

TORCH BRACELET gold plated metal hinged bangle bracelet with clear rhinestone and silver torches applied on three sides, 7-1/8″ by 1-5/8″ in the front and 1″ at the back.  It is marked on the inside “PAT 1994826” and has the letter R in a square mark, the meaning of which is unknown.  It is hinged … Continue reading “TORCH BRACELET gold plated metal hinged bangle bracelet with clear rhinestone and silver torches applied on three sides”

BRACELET brilliant blue and clear rhinestones hinged bangle bracelet with square blue and clear rhinestones

BRACELET brilliant blue and clear rhinestones hinged bangle bracelet with square blue and clear rhinestones in the front and clear round rhinestones on the sides in a shiny gold plated setting. It is 6-1/2″ and 1/3″ wide and the inside dimensions are 2-1/8″ by 2″ across.  It is in excellent vintage condition with a catch … Continue reading “BRACELET brilliant blue and clear rhinestones hinged bangle bracelet with square blue and clear rhinestones”

BAKELITE leaf carved hinged bangle and brooch in medium yellow color, beautifully carved

BAKELITE leaf carved hinged bangle and brooch in medium yellow color, beautifully carved. The bracelet is a side hinged 6-1/4″ by 1-1/4″ wide by 1/4″ thick and the brooch is 3-5/8″ with carved veined leaves. These can be seen, among other books, in Grasso’s Bakelite Jewelry page 44 and in in Burkholz’ “The Bakelite Jewelry … Continue reading “BAKELITE leaf carved hinged bangle and brooch in medium yellow color, beautifully carved”

VICTORIAN gilt silver hinged bangle with aesthetic design, 1880s

VICTORIAN gilt silver hinged bangle with birds, bamboo and leaves design, clasp is marked “Vaughton’s patent” inside along with maker’s mark “V&S”, circa 1880s Aesthetic or Japonesque style, 6-2/3″ by 1″, perfect for a smaller wrist. As you can see in the pictures, some of the gold has softly worn off in places. The Aesthetic … Continue reading “VICTORIAN gilt silver hinged bangle with aesthetic design, 1880s”