Whiting and Davis' iconic mid century triple coil mesh snake bracelet in all it's glory. Known for it's exquisite mesh bags, W & D also created marvelous mesh jewelry and became particularly known for it's sinuous, seductive serpent bracelets and necklaces. Gleaming silver or gold tone scales were expertly overlaid as flexible bands and fitted with detailed textured heads and tails. The jewelry wraps beautifully about the wrist or neck, flexing to fit and feel fabulous.
The bracelet presented has an inside relaxed circumference of about 6 inches -- inside across approximately 2 inches. Of course the bracelet will flex to accommodate most wrist sizes. Relaxed width of the three coils is about 2 inches and width of bands is approximately 3/8 inch. Weight of the bracelet is a substantial 70 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All scales properly integrated, retaining gleaming silvery finish. Bracelet retains proper shape and memory. No stretch out or bends. Head and tail remain firmly attached. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Reverse of the snake's head is signed in distinctive cartouche: "WHITING & DAVIS CO". A faint "MESH" is over the name and "BAGS" beneath. Circa 1960s.
Coil up and enjoy the seductive synergy of the serpent. Whiting and Davis. Making meshes for over 100 years. Savor the snake. At Cody's.
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