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Retro 18K Rose and Yellow Gold Bracelet

Composed of bi-bolor 18K gold, this bracelet dates from the Retro period of the 1940s. The bracelet is composed of rose gold arched and reversed curve links, scored with pierced lines, and spaced by yellow gold hemi-cylinders. Epitomizing the streamlined aesthetic of the 1930s and 40s, this gleaming gold bracelet echoes the aerodynamic curves and monumental geometry of the modern age.

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Item #: BA-20954
Country: European
Circa: 1940s
Dimensions: 6.5" length x 1.25" width
Materials: 18K Rose Gold; 18K Yellow Gold
Signed: French importation gold mark

Bracelets inspired by industrial design were a beloved style of the 1940s. Chunky and voluminous, made of variously colored gold, these bracelets echoed the geometry of machine parts. The designer of this this bracelet, like the architects of the time, was playing with combinations of segments of cylinders and arcs.