A trio of layered and textured silver-tone leaves forms each section of this wide 1950s bracelet by Elsa Schiaparelli. Leaves were one of her favorite motifs, and she uses them here to create an unusual statement piece. Bold bracelets were one of this maker’s trademarks. This piece has a fold-over clasp and safety chain. If you like this design, scroll down to see a brooch and earrings set by the same maker but with a different finish.
Three trios of textured leaves are layered on this 1950s brooch by Elsa Schiaparelli. The matching ear clips each have a single leaf. The finish has a warmth which suggests to me that it might have been gold-tone originally, as I have seen this design in gold. Although I have a bracelet with the same design, that piece is not the same color as this set. Scroll down to see the bracelet.
Clear round diamanté are channel set in vertical rows of three in this lovely Art Deco, vintage silver bracelet by Catamore. The sterling setting is engraved on the edges and well articulated. This bracelet closes with a hidden push-in clasp and safety chain. This piece is well-crafted and timeless. A similar piece by this maker was advertised in the November 15, 1946 issue of Vogue.
This Art Deco bracelet features pyramid-shaped aquamarine rhinestones alternating with links of diamanté, all set in sterling silver with a spring-ring clasp. Although this piece is signed, I cannot identify the maker. Wear this bracelet with a lovely early brooch by Miriam Haskell -- scroll down to see it. This bracelet was made for a slim wrist. Please note the bracelet length (6 3/4") and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece.
Gilded sterling silver links with corded wire spirals hold collet-set faux aquamarines in this fabulous Art Deco bracelet by Fahrner. It is an excellent example of the type of filigree the maker is known for. This bracelet has a hidden tongue-in-grove clasp. I have a sterling Fahrner necklace that looks lovely with this bracelet – scroll down to see it.
These square-cut aquamarine glass stones are channel set in rhodium-plated sterling silver links with engraved edges, forming an excellent example of an Art Deco line bracelet of the 1920s-1930s. Usually worn in multiples, these bracelets were the forerunners of today's tennis bracelets but were called flexible bracelets in their era. This one has substantial weight and width, as well as excellent construction and articulation. The hidden tongue-in-groove clasp has a safety catch. This bracelet is signed, but I cannot identify the maker. You can wear this lovely piece with an early Miriam Haskell brooch with aquamarine beads -- scroll down to see it.