LC104 Garnet Bangle Bracelet with Four Rows of Natura l Bohemian Garnets:

victorian Antique Garnet bracelet

This bracelet dates from 1860 to 1875 and handmade with over 200 hand cut, rose cut garnets. The bangle has prong set natural garnet gemstones with a lovely deep red color this color of garnet is called Bohemian garnets. The gems are set in Vermeil.
Definition of Vermeil, a French word which came into use in the English language, mostly in America, in the 19th century as an alternative for the usual term silver-gilt is a combination of sterling silver and gold, and other precious metals. It is commonly used as a component in jewelry.
Garnet information:
Garnets are very old mined gemstones and have been widely known for thousands of years. Even Noah, it is reported, used a lantern from Garnet to safely steer his Ark through the darkness of the night. Garnets are found in jeweler from ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman eras. Many courageous discoverers and travelers wore Garnets for protection, as they were considered favorite talismans and protective stones because it was believed in those days that Garnets illuminate the night and prevent their wearer from any evil. Today science explained to us that its high refraction of light causes the proverbial luminosity of Garnet. The Bohemian garnets were used in jewelry in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance Period and highly desired in the 19th Century.
This beautiful bracelet is in excellent condition with a tight clasp and safety chain. The bangle is 1/2 of an inch tall, and the bracelet is 6 3/4 inches inside the band, which is an average sized wrist of today’s woman. This bangle is exciting to offer and so very hard to find in today’s market of Antique Jewelry.

Price: $875.00