Each stone is 4.2 carats, for a total carat weight of 21. Stone Cuts: Hand Carved Cabochon.Item Measurements: The bangle has an wearable length of 7.5. The links are 0.9" wide, with a depth of 0.5". Bracelet Type: Articulated Specialty Link. Notable Features: This bold, beautiful bracelet was made completely by hand by a talented Chinese jeweler during the Art Deco Period. The bracelet consists of five specialty links held together with articulated hinge joints. Each link features a hollow filigree domed shape, making this bracelet light and easy to wear. At the raised center of each.
Link is a stunning, hand cut Grade A Imperial Jadeite stone. Each stone is a vibrant green with natural white mottling, and is set in a Sterling Silver bezel.
The bezel is surrounded by two stepped layers of applied rope twists of differing coil sizes. Enamel details have been applied directly to the.
Each link sports four red enamel flowers and four flowing deep, midnight blue leaves. The flowers and leaves are accented with granulated beads and applied curlicue details. The bracelet clasps with a box clasp that all but disappears into the design of the bracelet for an added touch of flowing elegance.
We do not undervalue packages for international customers as it is illegal. Was made in the Art Deco Style. The Art Deco Era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" Era. A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. During the Art Deco Period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would often take weeks to months to completely craft by hand.
Chinese export jewelry became popular during the late Victorian Period and lasted until the 1960's. In a lot of ways, Chinese export jewelry fashioned what we know of jewelry today. During these periods, Chinese craftsmen, including jewelers and stone cutters, were considered by far the best in the world. The wealthy would have a piece custom ordered through their local jeweler. They drafted a design which was then sent to China to be crafted and sent back.
As you can imagine, this was not cheap, that being said, these pieces are very rare and few have survived until today. Chinese Stone cutters were considered some of the finest artisans in the world during the Vintage Era. They would carve western themes as well as the rarer traditional eastern themes into their many pieces. Articulated pieces of jewelry usually include two or more pieces connected by a flexible joint.This allows for the movement of pieces, especially in animal figures. Filigree metal working has been around for thousands of years, however was perfected by the Phoenicians and Etruscan civilizations.
It involves stamping out a design in your metal and hand bending and twirling until your design in formed, it is considered one of the most difficult metal working processes. The Method of Enameling originally dates all the way back to the Ancient Egyptians. The Ancient Greeks, Celts, Georgians, and Chinese all followed suite. The technique involves fusing powdered glass to a substrate, or base, by firing.In jewelry, the base is generally a metal. Enamel is made of colored powdered glass, or may include clear powdered glass that is mixed with colorful metallic pigments. It is primarily used on decorative art or jewelry, usually small in size.
Besides jewelry, enamel can also be applied to glass, ceramic, stone, and various other materials. The first jadeite reached China in the late 1700s but reached its peak as an important artistic medium during the late eighteenth and nineteenth century. The gem-carving tradition was already thousands of years old but the masterpieces carvers created during this time are still unsurpassed in concept, design, and technical execution. Jadeite is a highly treasured stone in its own right, but none more so than Imperial Jadeite. Imperial Jadeite is the most beautiful and rare in the jadeite family, and is prized for its deep, emerald green color.
The item "Antique Vintage Deco Sterling Silver Chinese Imperial Jade Jadeite Bracelet" is in sale since Saturday, November 25, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Bracelets". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.