Vintage Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet. 1970s Sweetheart Bangle With Oversized British Hallmarks. Retro Statement Bracelet
Vintage Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet. 1970s Sweetheart Bangle With Oversized British Hallmarks. Retro Statement Bracelet
Vintage Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet. 1970s Sweetheart Bangle With Oversized British Hallmarks. Retro Statement Bracelet
Vintage Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet. 1970s Sweetheart Bangle With Oversized British Hallmarks. Retro Statement Bracelet
Vintage Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet. 1970s Sweetheart Bangle With Oversized British Hallmarks. Retro Statement Bracelet
Vintage Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet. 1970s Sweetheart Bangle With Oversized British Hallmarks. Retro Statement Bracelet
Vintage Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet. 1970s Sweetheart Bangle With Oversized British Hallmarks. Retro Statement Bracelet
Vintage Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet. 1970s Sweetheart Bangle With Oversized British Hallmarks. Retro Statement Bracelet
Vintage Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet. 1970s Sweetheart Bangle With Oversized British Hallmarks. Retro Statement Bracelet
Vintage Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet. 1970s Sweetheart Bangle With Oversized British Hallmarks. Retro Statement Bracelet
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British Sterling Silver Oversized Hallmark & Oak Leaf Engraved Vintage Bangle

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The British precious metal hallmark is a beautiful thing so why hide it on the inside? This top quality vintage 1970's sterling silver bangle features a set of oversized hallmarks stamped on the outside of the bracelet and an engraved English oak leaf pattern on the other. You can wear this with either side facing, so two bangles in one!

The hallmarking system was introduced in Britain in the 1300's and this piece carries historical commemorative hallmarks for Queen Elizabeth II. The bangle is fairly wide and heavily constructed in thick gauge silver, it has a hinge at one side and a simple hook clasp at the other that pushes down to open and up to close. The oak leaf engraving is gorgeous with beautiful bright cut engraved leaves sparkling against the satin textured finish of the bangle.

Oak leaves have been a been a popular jewellery motif in Britain since Victorian times, they symbolise strength and loyalty which is quite fitting because these hallmarks were produced to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 1977 (her 25th year on the throne). At that time jewellery manufacturers incorporated these historical assay marks into their jewellery designs and it became extremely fashionable in Britain!

A great piece of original retro statement jewellery, an absolute classic of the era, fabulous for stacking or wearing as a signature piece!

 MATERIALS: sterling silver

MEASUREMENTS: measures 7-1/2" (19cm) around, 3/4" (2cm) wide and the silver is 1.6mm thick

HALLMARKS: stamped on the outside back 'lion passant' for sterling, 'anchor for Birmingham, date letter 'C' for 1977, 'Elizabeth head' (silver jubilee mark) and 'BLtd' (makers mark). Stamped on the inside front with a lion passant, date letter C, and 'PatNo 1167637' and 'BLd.' makers mark for Bracelon Ltd.

WEIGHT: weighs 36 grams so a substantial piece!

DATE: mid century 1970s

CONDITION: in excellent condition with no dings or dents and and the engraving still crisp and fresh (any surface scratches seen in the photos are microscopic and not visible to the eye), the hinge and clasp are in perfect order with the bracelet fastening securely.

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Materials: Sterling Silver.