Antique 19th Century Authentic Yemenite Jewish Artizanship Armlet silver 700-750 with copper as commonly used for Islamic Jewelry in the 19th century. Armlet is made typically for Young ladies of Yemen origin that are naturally thin so size for Western ladies can fit more as a Bracelet. This uniquely ornamented Armlet is relatively large so size needs to be checked for the desired use.
Total weight : 70.5grams (2.49oz) Outer Diameter - 10.5cm (4" 1/8) Inner Diameter - 7.7cm (approx 3") Width 2.5cm - (1") Color - silver with light copper Hue.
Armlet is Hollow inside that can allow a relatively high volume and size in bearable weight. Although its walls are not very thin Due to it being Hollow it is subject to dings and pressure marks. As seen in Photos the Armlet has considerable dings all over including a hole of about 8mmx3mm in front and another small whole 2x1mm in front.Also few non-penetrative wholes from the inside area and one longer hole on the edge of inside perimeter near the big hole in the front.
The double "Infinity" Mark/Knot of threaded stringed silver in front is Distinctive for Jewish Jewelry and was more commonly used in 18th century and earlier. Although the Threaded stringed silver was used later in Jewelry the double infinity Knot is quite Rare and is a High collectable antique indicative element.
This Kind of Items appear in Museums as examples for Traditional Jewish Islamic Jewelry making and will usually carry a much higher Value than this one is offered for. we offer this Armlet at an opportunity price mainly due to it's condition.
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