Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Lotus Flower Mughal 7.25 Cuff Bracelet
Age Circa : Art Deco C. Gram Weight : 24.0 Grams. Item Measurements : The cuff has an inside circumference of 7.25", including the gap, and measures 1.2" in width. The gap measures 1.0 in width. Closure/Clasp Type : There is no clasp as this bracelet is designed to slide over the wrist at the gap. The bracelet features a beautiful wide overlay design of lotus flowers with a rope twist border. Each lotus flower is adorned with two leaves and a curving line flows between each flower, adding a whimsical quality to the bracelet. The overlay design gives this piece a subtle raised pattern and adds an elegant touch. A light patina on the sterling silver gives the bracelet an antique quality, which we believe is quite lovely. The cuff bracelet has a 1.0 gap and slides easily over the wrist. Sleek and stylish, this bracelet is simple enough for everyday wear while still making a subtle statement. Don't miss your opportunity to own this incredible and unique piece. Please take this into consideration before. The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era. A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1940. Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specifically cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would often take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. The Grand Tour was the standard European vacation of the Georgian and Victorian eras. The opportunity it gave for studying culture, architecture and art made it a tradition, especially for the upper classes. And what better souvenir of this long trip than pieces of native souvenir jewelry such as Italian cameos, mosaic, and pietra dura pieces. Pieces often had historical inspirations from the remnants of Pompeii to the pyramids of Egypt. Cultural learning was a focal point of the grand tour and the process of remembrance spilled over into jewelry souvenirs. During the Mughal rule in India, which began in the 16th century, the art of jewelry-making flourished.
Wearing expensive jewelry marked one's position. Emperors and empresses, as well as courtiers and other people of high ranks, were adorned with heavy jewelry beset with massive stones and beads. Various jewelers were hired privately to create magnificent jewelry pieces for the royal family and other important people.
Rajasthan, a northwestern state of India, served as an exclusive hub for jewelry-making. The Mughal royalty often formed alliances with the Rajput rulers and married Rajput princesses. As a result, Mughal jewelry was further influenced by the Rajputs, and thus began the combination of Rajput quaint craftsmanship and Mughal delicate artistry. Some Mughal jewelry pieces were also influenced by 17th-century European Renaissance fashion. The item "Antique Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Lotus Flower Mughal 7.25 Cuff Bracelet" is in sale since Saturday, May 19, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Bracelets". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Unknown
- Style: Cuff
- Metal Purity: .925
- Metal: Sterling Silver