Wonderfully wide with substantial heft, this '40s-'50s vintage sterling silver six panel link bracelet features framed and stacked half dome beads bordered with roping. Pinnacles of each panel showcase bezel set striated and flecked oblong abalone shell slices reflecting signature colors and luster. Bracelet is secured via push in box clasp. Although country of origin is not stamped, we believe the bracelet is of Mexican descent.
The bracelet measures approximately 7 inches x 1 5/8 inches with a maximum 1/2 inch profile or height. Abalone oblongs are about 23 millimeters x 10 millimeters; half dome beads, 7 millimeters. Weight of the bracelet is a generous 72 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. Sterling beads free from dents or improper bends. All panel spring hinges strong, secure and properly aligned. All abalone slices secure within bezel settings and free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. Box closure secure. Clean. No polishing has been done to preserve patina. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Tongue of original clasp is stamped "STERLING". Circa 1940s-1950s.
Wrap your wrist in the wide and weighty. Sumptuous sterling and awesome abalone. At Cody's.
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Sterling Silver Abalone Wide Heavy Panel Link Bracelet Mexico