LOVELY ANTIQUE 20K GOLD GARNET & PEARL HORSE SHOE BANGLE / BRACELET c1890
An antique, possibly Chinese 20 carat gold (tests thereabouts) bangle; finely made, with an integrated snap fastener, and a horse shoe motif set with lustrous pearls around a bright garnet.
Lovely quality, very collectible & so wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear & shallow denting commensurate with age and use. Two pearls appear to have tiny drill holes.
DATE/MARKS: Late 19th Century. Marked '20'. Maker's marks WH (Wang Hing?).
DIMENSIONS: Head 13 x 12 mm, 6 ¼ inches wearable length (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 11.4 grams.