Gorgeous glass cameo bracelet by the legendary jewelry company Whiting & Davis. Dark brown and bronze carved glass cameo set in an open-work gold metal. Locking clamper tapers in width from a .25" back to 1.5" front. Tab close and safety chain. Cameo is dog-tooth prong-set. Gold bracelet is highly decorated with Repoussé detail and Millegraine beading. #JB110
Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using modern jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.
Approx. Size: 2.5" inside diameter (6 cm); .25" - 1.5" width (.60 - 4 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Co Mesh Bags
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