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Vintage Motif: Open-Link Bracelets

Vintage Motif: Open-Link Bracelets

Whether its diamonds, jade, sapphires or rubies, the Art Deco Era used a variety of gemstones to create beautiful bracelets. The open-link motif was popular during the 1920s; above the girl is wearing three stacked on one arm, with another on the other. Open-link bracelets are timeless and are still popular today in modern jewelry. Below are some of my favorite open-links bracelets, all antique:Art Deco diamond bracelet done in platinum and designed by George Fouquet. Circa 1920s, this open-link …
Mar 07 | Posted by Gemgossip
My Jewel Box: Victorian Bracelets

My Jewel Box: Victorian Bracelets

I have developed a love for Victorian bracelets since working at Walton's Antique Jewelry. Especially the ones that are in perfect-never-before-worn condition. And yes, there are many out there in that sort of condition. I have a tiny wrist, and when I come across a Victorian bangle bracelet that will snap on and fit snug, I take that as a sign from above--"Danielle, this was made for you." Needless to say my collection and appreciation is growing.Above are three from my collection--from top …
Mar 07 | Posted by Gemgossip