An incredible antique French Edwardian Art Nouveau Egyptian Revival silver topped solid 18K gold, emerald, sapphire, ruby, diamond and pearl scarab bracelet dating to the early 1900's. The center has two fabulous carved gold scarabs facing each other with their highly detailed faces pushed against a round emerald cabochon. The scarabs are decorated with caliber cut emeralds across their raised backs, cabochon sapphires, cabochon ruby eyes and surrounded by numerous diamonds.The beautiful floral filigree bracelet links are covered in further cabochon emeralds, rubies, seed pearls and glittering diamonds. The bracelet measures approximately 7 inches long and about 1 1/16 inch at its widest point. The bracelet is in general excellent antique condition with very light overall general wear. Breathtaking Antique French 18K Gold Egyptian Revival Art Nouveau Bracelet WOW! An incredible antique French Edwardian Art Nouveau Egyptian Revival silver topped solid 18K gold, emerald, sapphire, ruby, diamond and pearl scarab bracelet dating to the very early 1900's. This extraordinary antique French Art Nouveau Egyptian Revival bracelet is guaranteed to make the ultimate statement as it simply takes your breath away when your gaze first alights on its mind blowing 218 beautiful jewels! Although there is a possibility it dates from the late Victorian era, we believe it was most likely created in the Edwardian era, or circa 1905.
The bracelet is made with rich solid 18K yellow gold with areas of topped sterling silver to show off its many gorgeous sparkling diamonds. The center has two large and fabulous carved gold scarabs facing each other, with their highly detailed faces pushed against a glowing emerald cabochon. The beautiful floral filigree bracelet links are covered in further cabochon emeralds, rubies, seed pearls and glittering diamonds-incredible! The scarabs and floral links are slightly curved to make the bracelet sit on the wrist comfortably.All the stones are natural earth mined jewels from the period and the bracelet has 218 in total: 122 diamonds 8 cabochon cut emeralds 40 caliber cut emeralds 10 round sapphire cabochons 24 round ruby cabochons 14 seed pearls The bracelet has French hallmarks stamped on the push clasp including a maker's mark and an eagle's head, used for 18K gold between 1838 and 1947. Total weight is about 36.4 grams. The largest oval emerald cabochon measures approximately 9.3mm x 7mm x 3.8mm or about 1.8 carats. The emerald cabochons show more wear as they are the highest stones on the band, including one with a tiny chip to the top. All the stones in the bracelet are present and secure.
The push in clasp works well and is secure when closed. A truly incredible piece and the highlight of any Egyptian Revival collection! Thanks for looking and please take a look at my other items!
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