A splendid Scottish Victorian 9ct gold bracelet cuff featuring a 8.5 carat natural citrine gemstone surrounded by a halo of seed pearls.
Dating to the late 1800s and Etruscan in style, the golden citrine is opened backed in a gold bezel and framed in a decorative rope trim. A halo of bead set pearls surrounds the glowing stone. A slender but sturdy solid (not hollow) D-shaped band completes this lovely piece which fastens at the front with a simple slide in T-clasp.
These amber coloured citrine gemstones are known as Cairngorms and were traditionally mined in the Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland, they were used extensively used in Victorian traditional Scottish jewellery.
A beautiful all original antique bracelet cuff, a classic piece of traditional Victorian Scottish jewellry that is bound to bring joy to the new owner!
MATERIALS: 9ct rose gold, acid tested
GEMSTONES: Presidium tested, round cut citrine measuring 13.5mm diameter and 9.1mm deep, roughly 8-1/2 carats. 11 seed pearls approx 3mm each
MEASUREMENTS: Inner circumference 6-1/2" (17cm) so best suited to a slim wrist. The front measures 22mm diameter with the band 2.8mm wide
WEIGHT: 10 grams
DATE: circa 1890, Victorian
HALLMARKS: stamped on the clasp with a mark that we are unable to read
CONDITION: very, very good antique condition with light surface wear as to be expected in a bracelet of this age, please see photos. The clasp is in perfect working order, and the citrine is free of chips and cracks.
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