This attractive, elegant and eminently wearable bracelet was made circa 1910, at a period when jewellers were still using a 'sandwich' of an 18ct gold back with a platinum front, a throw-back to the time when the only white metal available to jewellers was silver. Platinum came conveniently into general use around 1900, but later oieces wouuld have been made in all-platinum, there being no real reason for this costly form of manufacture. The bracelet is a series of navette and X-shaped segments, set with small brilliant-cut diamonds and 4 graduating to 5mm natural (un-tested) pearls, millgrain set in platinum, with a gold back. The bracelet itself very slightly graduates. Width: 7 5/8 inches:195mm - a little longer than average.
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N.Bloom & Son was established by my maternal grandfather in 1912. I have run the business since 1971. I specialise in high-quality old jewellery, mostly late 19th and 20th century, of interesting and unusual design. After having a succession of shops in the West End over forty years, and having a achieved a high reputation and profile with the public, I decided to close my last shop in 2005, and now I trade solely over the internet, or by person-to-person contact with clients. I can be contacted by telephone 020 7629 5060, or from abroad 0044 20 7629 5060 or by email as below. Prices ncludes insured free-of-charge UK/Europe posting for any item, or free-of-charge sending by FedEx world-wide for any item over £500’
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