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Double Gold and Diamond Rope Bracelet


Dating from the 1950s, this double-strand gold rope bracelet is highlighted by single and round mixed-cut diamonds, set in platinum. Designed as a two-stranded twisted rope with intricate knotted links, the tapering bracelet is highlighted by alternating perpendicular diamond arches. Richly-textured and softly flexible, this is exceptional French gold and diamond bracelet drapes like sparkling gold rope on the wrist.

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Item #: BA-19165
Country: France
Circa: 1950s
Size: 7” length
Materials: 76 Round single- and mixed-cut diamonds (approximate total weight of 2.25 carats); 18K Gold; Platinum
Signed: French control marks on the tongue for platinum and gold

The braided rope-twist chain refers to the celebrated French art of "passementerie," or decorative trimming such as tassels, braid, and fringe, an art which provided jewelers like Van Cleef & Arpels, Boivin, and Cartier with inspiration for some of their most famous designs.