We have similar Filigree and Art Deco items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Cait P. Age Circa: Vintage Art Deco style. Markings: "925" on the inside of the band, tested, and guaranteed.Gram Weight: 38.7 grams. Inner circumference and wearable length: 5.4. The cuff gap provides an additional: 0.95. Band width: 0.50" to 1.75".
This bracelet is meant to be worn over the wrist through the cuff gap. Link Type: Rounded and polished filigree sterling silver. Made in the vintage Art Deco style and inspired by the filigree jewelry that was immensely popular at the time. The band itself is made out of thin threads of sterling silver which were bent and twisted within the borders of a floral motif and curling leaf accents. The huge filigree rose flower has an impressive depth measurement of 0.75, making the bracelet a true statement piece.
This listing is for the item only. The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era. A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1940.
Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specially cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would usually take weeks to months to completely craft by hand.
Filigree metalworking is a delicate form of art and has been found as early as 3,000 BC in Mesopotamia. It was perfected by the Phoenicians and Etruscan civilizations between the 6th and 3rd centuries BC. It involves stamping out a design in metal and hand bending and twirling threads, combined with tiny beads, until a final motif emerges. It is reminiscent of lace and considered one of the most difficult metalworking processes.
Filigree is still a very popular technique in India and Asia. The item "Antique Vintage Deco Style Sterling Silver Filigree Flower HUGE Cuff Bracelet" is in sale since Saturday, May 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Bracelets".The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.