Offered for sale to you lovers of all things deco is this fabulous gold-filled bracelet by Harry Iskin. It is signed, "Iskin, 1/20 10k GF" for gold-filled. It has a stunning design with both rose and yellow gold, plus prong-set deep red rhinestones that look like garnets. It measures 7 3/4" long and 3/4" wide. It has no wear to the gold plating and has a wonderful shine. It has the old style spring ring clasp without the thumb catch. It has one very faint dent in one link, and the end rhinestone is slightly smaller than the others, so might be a replacement. It wears beautifully and the flaws are extremely minor as you can see.
Harry Iskin was born in London, England on September 30, 1886. He immigrated to the United States and became a U.S. citizen in 1908 at the age of twenty two. In 1930 his occupation was a manufacturer of wholesale jewelry.
In 1936 he moved to more spacious quarters in Philadelphia to accommodate his growing business. In 1938 he rented additional "business quarters" on the west side of Manhattan (NYC) as Iskin Manufacturing Company. The December 28, 1953 issue of the New York Times classifieds listed an auction notice. It was for a "Receiver's Sale in Bankruptcy in the matter of Iskin Manufacturing, Company, Inc.