VICTORIAN Sentimental Plaited Hair Bracelet w/ Framed Hair Plume c.1870'sVICTORIAN Sentimental Plaited Hair Bracelet w/ Framed Hair Plume c.1870'sVICTORIAN Sentimental Plaited Hair Bracelet w/ Framed Hair Plume c.1870'sVICTORIAN Sentimental Plaited Hair Bracelet w/ Framed Hair Plume c.1870'sVICTORIAN Sentimental Plaited Hair Bracelet w/ Framed Hair Plume c.1870'sVICTORIAN Sentimental Plaited Hair Bracelet w/ Framed Hair Plume c.1870'sVICTORIAN Sentimental Plaited Hair Bracelet w/ Framed Hair Plume c.1870's

Victorian plaited sentimental hair bracelet from the 1870's is being offered for your consideration. The beveled glass covered ornate gold front of the bracelet tests to be 9K; all though there are no hallmarks on the bracelet. It houses an exquisite palette worked hair plume! The plume is held in place with a golden wheat stalk & interspersed tendrils of golden threads symbolizing prosperity and abundance ( an age appropriate few have broken free and float in frame ). This bracelet would have been a gift of friendship, sentiment, love and / or remembrance perhaps between mother and daughter, sisters or childhood best friends at a parting or separation likely to have taken place at one of their marriages and / or one moving far away from the other. From the looks of the bracelet it was seldom if ever worn but was kept as keepsake; there is little fraying or evidence of wear. The hair still has ' give ' or ' stretch ' as it would have been pulled on and off to have been worn; we only slightly tugged on it, and it responded much like elastic, returning to shape. Dare we say this would have been the Victorian version of a ' one size fits all ', Victorian ladies were for the most part quite petite, and I have a 7 1/4 inch wrist, so although I believe it would fit I do not wear it, after all it is a 130 plus years old ( I strongly recommend the purchaser buy it for display not wear ). The ornate scrolled front decoration measures 34mm tall by 28mm wide or 1 5/16 inches tall by slightly under 1 1/8 inches wide; the glass measures 17mm by 24mm long or just under an inch by just under 3/4 of an inch. A gorgeous treasure for your Victorian display. (K1948)

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Item ID: K1948


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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Gold / Brown, Size: sizes please see the Description

VICTORIAN Sentimental Plaited Hair Bracelet w/ Framed Hair Plume c.1870's

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