This is a gorgeous rare antique silver bracelet with fine ornate chasing on the large rectangular links. These are joined by large round links. The links are hollow, so the bracelet is a comfortable weight. The back is polished plain. There is no hallmarking which is often seen in pieces of this period, but the silver has been tested as sterling.
Dimensions are : Length is 8 5/8 inches; the chased links are 7/8 x 3/8 and the round links are 3/4 inch across. Weight is 12.8 grams. The clasp is an original spring clasp similar in action to a dog clasp, and is in good order. These clasps were first used in 1840 and not for a long period. The bracelet is in wonderful antique condition with gentle wear.
This is a stunning antique bracelet ~ beautiful to wear and a fine collectors piece.
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