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Antique Victorian coral bracelet with coral cameo made in Holland

Antique jewelry object group: bracelet

Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Netherlands

Style: Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from the middle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era.
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Period: ca. 1890
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Theme: woman's head

Material: 14K yellow gold
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Technique: Cameo is a method of carving, or an item of jewellery or vessel made in this manner. It features a raised (positive) relief image. There are three main materials for Cameo carving; Shells or Agate (called a Hardstone cameo), and glass. Cameos can be produced by setting a carved relief, such as a portrait, onto a background of a contrasting colour. This is called an assembled cameo. Alternately, a cameo can be carved directly out of a material with integral layers or banding, such as (banded) agate or layered glass, where different layers have different colours. Sometimes dyes are used to enhance these colours. Cameos are often worn as jewellery. Stone cameos of great artistry were made in Greece dating back as far as the 6th century BC. They were very popular in Ancient Rome, and one of the most famous stone cameos from this period is the Gemma Claudia made for the Emperor Claudius. The technique has since enjoyed periodic revivals, notably in the early Renaissance, and again in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

Precious stones: 44 blood coral beads and one blood coral cameo
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Hallmarks: The Dutch control mark representing an oak leaf and that was in use between 1852 and 1906.
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Dimensions: circumference bracelet 21,00 cm (8,27 inch), width 1,70 cm (0,67 inch)

Weight: 34,40 gram (22,12 dwt)

Reference Nº: 15178-0146

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Antique Victorian coral bracelet with coral cameo made in Holland
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