14K Gold & Silver Victorian Era Diamond Bracelet
A gorgeous 14 karat gold Victorian bracelet with a silver top and diamond center, flanked by three diamonds on either side. The central diamond is an old mine cut measuring 4.5mm that is set into a buttercup setting variation, with many prongs holding it, which resemble delicate petals. The prongs create a nice depth to the featured diamond, and its many facets and high table catch the light to make it shine. Because it has a silver setting the blackened patina compliments the diamonds nicely. The other diamonds at either end are rose cuts and are set in a square and triangular shaped mounts adding a nice geometry to the bracelet. Each of these is approximately 2.5-1.5mm in size. The varied cuts add a nice angular and deco-like element; the rose toned gold of the slender cuff bracelet is feminine and subdued. Approximate total carat weight is a third of a carat.
The bracelet fits a 6-6 3/8 wrist nicely and features a security chain. The inside diameter is 6 3/8 “ It is a lovely piece for everyday wear. Acid tested to 14K gold it is marked for Austria, circa 1890s A fine example of Victorian jewelry, with a restrained but elegant style. The bracelet weigh approximately 12 grams and is in great condition for its age.