VINTAGE VICTORIAN ANTIQUE WIDE GOLD BANGLE BRACELET!!!

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 26, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

This CLASSIC VINTAGE VICTORIAN REVIVAL ENGLISH 9CT YELLOW GOLD METAL CORE ETCHED WIDE BANGLE BRACELET is an Elegant Retro/Vintage Treasure circa 1940 !

This Gorgeous Vintage Piece bears the following authentication marks stamped inside of the bracelet (as seen in the pictures & as shown below): British Maker's Mark: "H.G&S" (Henry Griffith & Sons) British Hallmark: "9ct Gold Metal Core

H.G &S
Henry Griffith & Sons
Birmingham 1932 hallmark

(as excerpted from the Birmingham U.K. Assay Office)

The bracelet is an English Vintage Victorian Revival 9ct Y ellow Gold Metal Core Etched Bangle (w/ functional vertical tongue-in-groove clasp, without safety chain ) featuring elaborate patterned etchings around the front half of this gorgeous artifact, and a high polished finish on the back half. This is an Extra Wide bracelet , and it is a solid bangle, not hollow!!!

This incredible piece is Hallmarked "9ct Gold Metal Core P/S" and weighs a whopping 42.6 grams!!!

Gold Metal Core jewelry was made by creating an outer gold shell, and bonding it to another metal (usually jeweler's brass, or silver); gold metal core jewelry contains significantly more gold than either gold filled or gold plated jewelry!!! Vintage Gold Metal Core Bangles are comparable to today's lower carat (i.e., 10K Gold ) in terms of durability/wearability; the
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