ANTIQUE VICTORIAN NATURAL SHELL GOLD & SILVER PIQUE BANGLE & ORB CHARM c1870
An antique natural shell bangle, constructed from two halves and hung on a later elasticated thread, and decorated with engraved & inlaid gold and silver piqué decoration, and hung with a shell orb.
Rather unusual, very collectible & so wearable!
CONDITION: Some signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Some inlay loss. Chip to inner - please see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1870/80. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 6 ½ inches inner diameter, orb 16 mm diameter (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 33.0 grams.