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Bi-Color Gold Tank Track Link Bracelet


Dating from the 1940s, this tank track bracelet is made of polished rose and yellow gold. The high-relief, continuous form is composed of hemi-cylindrical and reverse-curved yellow gold plaques, joined by rose gold cylinder links. Dramatic, gleaming, and richly-colored, this Modernist bracelet serves as a sculptural ornament for the wrist.

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Item #: BA-16158
Country: France
Circa: 1940s
Size: 7.625” length 0.75” width
Materials: 18K Gold, 18K Rose gold
Signed: Unidentified Maker’s and French control marks

Tank-inspired designs are strongly associated with French jewelry. Creative artists, awed by the power of continuous track propulsion, were quick to create powerful abstract designs from the continuous bands of track plates, treads, and rollers that drove the 20th century’s fearsome war machines.