This CLASSIC VICTORIAN ROSE GOLD BANGLE BRACELET is an Art Deco/Art Nouveau Era Treasure made between 1895 and 1935 !This Antique Treasure bears the "GLP CO" Maker's Mark (for Geo L. Paine Co .) stamped inside the bracelet (as shown in the pictures, and in the excerpt below)! is the "GLP Co." Maker's Mark , as displayed in the Keystone Publishing Company Jeweler's Index, 1922 edition ( In the early part of the 20th Century, the Keystone Publishing Company published an annual guide called The Jeweler's Index that referenced jewelry maker's marks and other reference material. The jewelry mark below is from the 1922 Edition ).
The bracelet is an Antique Art Deco Yellow Rose Gold Etched Bangle featuring elaborate patterned etchings around the front half of this gorgeous artifact, with a high polished finish on the back half. The soft pink Rose Gold color is sublime (and is found only in antique Rose Gold jewelry from the early 20th Century )!
The Antique Victorian Rose Gold Bangle is HALLMARKED "1/10" (rolled gold)! This bracelet has considerably more gold than most antique gold filled or rolled gold bangles (because the majority are 1/20 gold shell or less; this piece is 1/10)! Gold filled, rolled gold and gold filled bangles from the late 19th & early 20th c entury are considered to be comparable to today'... read more