Victorian 1870s Etruscan Revival ruby and gold hinged bangle. The top half is entirely decorated by a blanket of flowers formed from corded gold, accented by a course of rubies. A repeating geometric pattern of granulation and corded gold embellishes the bottom half, which is engraved inside with a regifting sentiment in Italian and Roman numerals “Firenze Natale MMMXIII,” Florence Christmas 1913. Further testament that it has had a long and wonderful life. How romantic is that? The strength and beauty of the design have remained relevant to the demands of true collectors and connoisseurs, as well as lovers of fine jewelry throughout the centuries; thus, making this Etruscan Revival bangle a treasure by its own right. Handcrafted in 18-karat gold. Extremely excellent condition consistent with age and wear. Why not Love Yourself a little with this magnificent Etruscan Revival bangle as a treat for today? And if that is not the case, make someone important in your life Happy with a real treasure from long, long ago as a token of your loving care and affection. It will make you happy too. For over three decades we have been in the business of selling a carefully curated collection of genuine antique and estate jewelry.
DIMENSIONS: approximately ½” wide overall, ¾” wide at the hinges, and the internal measurements approximately 2 1/8” by 1 13/16”.