Tiffany & Co. France 18K Gold and Diamond Ropetwist Bracelet
Created in the 1960s-1970s, this 18k gold ropetwist bracelet is set with over 5 carats of round brilliant-cut diamonds. It is designed as a twisting double helix of interlocking woven double wire, set at intervals with lines of round brilliant-cut diamonds, approximate total weight 5.40 carats. Handmade by expert French chain makers working in the old tradition, this playful and sparkling bracelet sits softly on the wrist.
- Product Details
- Curator's Notes
Item #: BA-21194
Artist: Tiffany & Co.
Dimensions: 6.00" length
Materials: 54 round brilliant-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 5.40 carats); 18K Gold
Signed: TIFFANY & CO., FRANCE 18K, partial maker's mark, French assay marks
French jewelers have been celebrated for their ancient tradition in creating complex hand woven gold chain like this for centuries. Chains had been an essential accoutrement of formal dress for both men and women since the Renaissance. Now, French chains from the 19th and 20th centuries are prized for their versatility and their exceptional technical qualities that makes them ultra flexible and soft.