Chain bracelets are flexible bracelets, composed of links that follow the shape of the wrist. One of the most famous model is the tennis bracelet, but there are many models of chain bracelets that can be very thick or very thin.
Antique charms Music Love and Luck bracelet in 14 karat yellow gold (585). Vintage bracelet with oval links decorated with small circles and small floral motifs. This bracelet is adorned with fifteen charms (detailed below). Antique bracelet on the theme of Music, Love and Luck. Early 20th century.
Marked 585 (foreign hallmark for 14 karat gold)
Length: 19.7 cm
Note: lobster clasp.
Condition: some charms are in metal, two in silver and eight in 14 karat gold. Scratches from use.
Weight : 16 gr
– An elephant with red enamel in 14 karat rose gold
– A rattle in 14 karat rose gold
– A playing card Ace of Spades in metal
– A four-leaf clover lucky charm in metal
– A key holding a heart in silver
– A zeppelin with the inscription ‘I love’ in 14 karat yellow gold
– A pink pig eating a four-leaf clover in silver
– A piano in metal
– A maritime anchor in 14 karat rose gold
– A trumpet in 14 karat yellow gold
– A cello in metal
– A coat of arms in metal
– A flower pot in 14 karat yellow gold
– A red enamel mandolin in 14 karat yellow gold
– A red and white enamel accordion in 14 karat gold
Gold watch chain necklace crafted from 18-karat rose gold (750). The chain features a voluminous fancy link design and is secured with a lobster clasp. It can be worn as a choker necklace by adding a rectangular element in gold and platinum with filigree volutes, which comes with the chain, or as a double bracelet. This piece dates back to around 1900 and originates from France.
Hallmarks: Eagle’s head and rhinoceros (French hallmarks for 18k gold)
Length: 36 cm (14.17 inches)
Link Width: 5 mm (0.20 inches)
Vintage gold bracelet in 18 karat yellow gold (750). Vintage bracelet made of finely decorated “American” links. The heart of the link is faceted and the end stamped. Vintage bracelet from the 1970s, France.
Eagle head hallmark and goldsmith hallmark
Total length: 18.5 cm Width: 8 mm
Note: the clasp is secured by a clip and chain
Condition: scratches from use
18k gold tank bracelet in rose gold (750). Large tank bracelet with hollow gold links alternating with half-spheres and pyramids. The ratchet clasp is concealed in one of the links. Tank bracelet from the Rétro period, circa 1940, France. A jewel representative of this period, when geometry and large 3D volumes took center stage.
Antique pinchbeck bracelet and cut steel. Large antique bracelet in brown fabric imitating hair, with a large rectangular clasp in gilded steel called pinchbeck. The clasp is decorated with faceted and riveted cut steel. Antique bracelet from the early 19th century, circa 1830. Hair was a popular material at the time and some jewelers made fabric jewelry, less expensive, imitating braided hair.
Curb bracelet 1900 in 18 karat pink gold. The bracelet is made of curb links in polished and stamped gold. The links are hollow. The clasp is box ratchet. It has a safety chain. Early 20th century bracelet, France.
Antique necklace watch chain in yellow gold 18 karats. This chain is made of fine flat figaro links (with round mesh). It can be worn either as a choker necklace or as a bracelet. French jewel from the 19th century.
Eagle head hallmarks
Length : 35 cm
Note : spring clasps in a silver and gold alloy
Condition : wears of use
French regional citrine bracelet in yellow gold 18 karats. This bracelet is composed of five oval citrines faceted on red foils, set in a closed and curved setting. The gems are alternated with four openwork filigree links. These citrines are called “Catalan Brazils”, they are from Perpignan area. Bracelet from the middle of the 20th century, South East of France. Regional jewellery.
Eagle head hallmark and LB goldsmith hallmark
Diameter : 5 cm
Dimensions of a link set with a citrine: 10 mm x 17 mm
Note : clasp secured by a chain. Condition : scratches from use
Georgian cut steel polished bracelet dating from the first part of the 19th century. Bracelet with eight rows of steel beads of round and oblong shape. The pearls are faceted making the light shimmers. The clasp is in the form of a stylized bouquet of flowers, decorated with faceted and riveted steel studs. Antique bracelet from the early 19th century, circa 1830.