Noted for it's ubiquitous mesh bags, Whiting & Davis also made quality fashion jewelry circa 1930s-1991. The high gloss, mirrored hematite glass link bracelet presented, circa 1960s-1970s, is more unusual because of it's thumb print or concave oval cabochons with faceted edges. The glass stones are nestled within fancy multi pronged settings and joined via embossed connector links. Reverse of bracelet is rhodium plated, lending a lustrous silky look and feel. A fold over clasp and detachable safety chain secure.
The bracelet measures approximately 7 1/2 inches x 7/8 inch with a 1/4 inch profile or height. Hematite like glass oval are about 25 millimeters x 18 millimeters. Weight of the bracelet is a generous 56 grams.
Condition is excellent / near pristine vintage. All components original and intact. All glass stones free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. All mirrored finish intact with no scratches, abrasions or rubs. Superb gloss and reflection. All setting, prongs and connections secure. Bracelet maintains alignment with no pulls or stretch. All silver tone and rhodium plating intact, front and back. Bracelet clasp and safety chain strong and secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Near pristine vintage.
Reverse of bracelet is signed within distinctive cartouche: "WHITING & DAVIS CO" with "MESH" header and "BAGS underscore. Circa 1960s-1970s.
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Whiting Davis Hematite Glass Link Bracelet