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Old Mine-Cut Diamond Bracelet


With its origins in the late 19th century, this silver-topped 15K gold bracelet is set with old mine-cut diamonds weighing more than 8.00 carats. The bracelet centers a domed form with scrolling, beaded floral and foliate devices, and completed by tapering pairs of bead-set old mine-cut diamond crescent shape links and a conforming floriform clasp. Unusual and dramatic with its dark patination, this light yet voluminous form set with mysterious old diamonds radiates brilliance, fire and scintillation.


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Item #: BA-20007
Country: Possibly England
Circa: 1890s
Size:  7.00” length x 2.875” width
Materials: 136 old mine and 16 rose-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 7.25 carats); Silver-topped 15K gold

Under the French Ancien Regime, innovative royal jewelers set diamonds in silver, a new and gorgeous look which soon caught on across the Channel. Silver-topped gold was a later, 19th century innovation which preserved the enhanced beauty diamonds displayed when mounted in silver, while the soft, non-reactive gold interior protected the wearer’s skin.