14ct Victorian Double Gloved Hand Bracelet with Pearl Haloed Garnet
Description: A Victorian double gloved hand bracelet, each wearing their own bracelets, joined by the knot of love and set with a stunning pearl haloed garnet. This exceptional bracelet is just above and beyond, unlike anything I have ever had. This is a museum quality piece circa 1850-1865 with incredible symbolism: the two hands holding the interlocking knot of love might have been a marriage gift or an anniversary present. You can even see the stitching on the texture of the gloves that extend down from the knuckle, the hand-etched detail, as though a lace cuff at the edge; everything about this bracelet was painstakingly rendered. This classic Victorian piece defies the norm; I have seen a lot more snake bracelets than I have seen interlocking hand bracelets. I am smitten with it and I believe it will be a landmark addition to any collection.
Materials and Features: 14ct gold, flat cut garnet, pearls
Age/Origin: Circa 1850-1865, likely American
Weight: 16.48 grams
Dimensions: Fits wrist at 7”
Condition: Excellent condition. We believe that the central stone may have been upgraded to a garnet at one point. Minor associated age wear.
Please view and inspect any photos closely. We endeavor to fully disclose all condition information clearly and concisely, however, please note that what qualifies as excellent condition for historical jewelry differs from modern and contemporary pieces; please take the age of the piece into account when examining the piece. Minor age wear is typical and to be expected for antique and vintage jewelry. Unless otherwise stated, gemstones have not been officially graded for color, clarity, or treatment by GIA; any information provided is our own educated, professional assessment.