Antique French Perpignan garnet bracelet

Antique French Perpignan garnet bracelet, an hollow bangle made of 18k rose gold from the Early 19th Century. Roussillon French regional jewel.

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Description

Antique French Perpignan garnet bracelet in 18 karat rose gold. A beautiful bracelet formed of pink gold strands that cross each other, the ends decorated with garnets. The bangle is hollow. It is decorated with an important round garnet surrounded by eight garnets, forming a stylized floral pattern. The pattern is framed by two other garnets. The gems are in the so-called “Perpignan” cut, it is a rose cut with a flat bottom. They have a beautiful raspberry red color, typical of Perpignan garnets. The garnets are setted in a closed setting. The setting is delicately decorated with triangular figures in V, on the edges, the bottom of the bezels is curved. The clasp is with a safety chain.

Regional bracelet of the beginning of the 19th century, Southeast of France. 

Hallmarks: eagle head and owl.

Width of the floral pattern: 1.6 cm

Inside width of the bracelet: 6 cm

Inside height of the bracelet: 5 cm

Condition: dents, scratches of use, tiny chips 

Weight: 10.73 gr

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Antique French Perpignan garnet bracelet