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Flexible Harness Diamond Link Bracelet

$65,000

The design of this scintillating diamond link bracelet from the mid-20th century descends from the conventions of the finest European regalia. The flexible platinum jewel drapes elegantly on the wrist, featuring an interlocking harness motif centering on a square-cut diamond. Its majestic architecture expresses an innate grace and confidence that is supremely captivating.

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Item #: BA-16843
Circa: 1950
Size: 7” length, 1.125” width 
Materials: Square-cut diamond (approximate total weight 1.00 carat), 178 Baguette-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 20.00 carats); 98 Round-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 9.50 carats); Platinum 
Literature: Similar bracelets pictured in Les Bijoux Des Annees 50, by Melissa Gabardi, Les éditions de l'amateur, 1987, pp. 127, 131-132

The first major event to be globally broadcast, the coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953 set-off a frenzy for fine diamond jewels in the English court tradition. Tiaras, diamond riviere necklaces and even royal cyphers influenced the jewelry design and fashion of the times.
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