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Vintage Bracelets

Vintage bracelets from the Art Deco style of the 1920s-30s, Retro Modern pieces of the 1940s, and 1950s designs by imaginative makers in beautiful materials can be found here. An important accessory to 1920s fashion, when bare arms required adornment, bracelets in this decade were typically worn in multiples. The popular styles were one- , two- , and three-row flexible bracelets (what we now call line or tennis bracelets), filigree bracelets, and bangles. Bracelets got wider and more three-dimensional in the 1930s, as the Machine Age style took hold. In the 1940s, gold-tone snake chains, basket-weave links, and flexible spirals were popular styles. The 1950s produced tailored pieces as well as fabulous fakes. For more bracelets, see Sets & Parures.

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    Amethyst & Sterling 1930s Bracelet

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    Pale emerald-cut amethyst glass stones are prong-set in sterling silver in this late-1930s classic Art Deco bracelet. It closes with a concealed clasp. The stones are a lovely color. This bracelet looks elegant with amethyst Art Deco necklaces — scroll down to see a selection.
    USD$275.00
    USD$275.00
  • Kreisler bracelet in sterling with amethysts
    Kreisler 1940s sterling bracelet
    USD$295.00
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    Amethyst & Sterling Flower 1940s Kreisler Bracelet

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    This Kreisler bracelet features four oval, open-back links that form the foundation of this 1940s piece. Atop each link sits a flower with silver petals and a deep-amethyst glass center. The layers add depth to this well-made, sterling silver bracelet. It closes with a fold-over clasp. A lovely piece for casual and office wear with cool colors.
    USD$295.00
    USD$295.00
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    Amethyst & Sterling Link 1920s Bracelet by Foster & Bro.

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    This classic Art Deco bracelet features four faceted, cushion-cut, deep-amethyst glass stones. They are set in open-back, vertical, sterling silver frames that alternate with horizontal oval panels and links. This lovely, well-made bracelet closes with a clasp that hooks onto the last link.
    USD$195.00
    USD$195.00
  • Amethyst bangle bracelet in sterling
    Front of wide amethyst bangle
    USD$425.00
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    Amethyst Bangle Bracelet

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    This amethyst bangle bracelet from the 1920s has faceted, square-cut glass stones channel-set in sterling silver with engraved edges. This piece is wider and more substantial than its contemporaries. In fact, its size, weight, design, and components are nearly identical to one of my own Lady Gloria Hinged Bracelets by Wachenheimer Brothers. This piece is unsigned on the tongue (where Diamonbar bangles were marked), so I can't be sure. Either way, this bracelet is so beautiful and well-made that you won't be disappointed. It was made for a slim wrist, so please note the inside circumference (6 3/4″) and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece. Scroll down to see some lovely complementary Art Deco earrings and necklaces.
    USD$425.00
    USD$425.00
  • Theodor Fahrner bracelet with gilded sterling & aquamarines
    1920s-1930s filigree bracelet by Theodor Fahrner
    USD$1,495.00
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    Aquamarine & Gilt Sterling Filigree Theodor Fahrner Bracelet

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    This Theodor Fahrner bracelet is spectacular! Each gilded-sterling silver link with corded wire spirals holds a collet-set faux aquamarine. This fabulous Art Deco jewel is an excellent example of the type of filigree this maker is known for. The book cited as a reference indicates that the filigree pieces were made post-1932, but the same source dates the maker’s mark to the 1920s. I don’t think the date matters – this bracelet is exquisite! It has a concealed clasp and safety catch. Scroll down to see a sterling Fahrner necklace that looks lovely with this piece.
    USD$1,495.00
    USD$1,495.00
  • Vintage sterling silver flower bracelet with aquamarines
    1940s Hobe sterling & aquamarine bracelet
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    Aquamarine & Sterling Flower 1940s Bracelet by Hobé

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    This vintage sterling silver flower bracelet has six panels of petals with a large, round aquamarine-glass-stone in each center. Hand-made by Hobé in the 1940s, this bracelet illustrates the high-quality of their pieces. Even the connecting links are decorated with small flowers. This bracelet has a fold-over clasp. The same floral motif can be found in several brooches (some with matching earrings) by this maker – scroll down to see them.
    USD$325.00
    USD$325.00
  • Vintage aquamarine bracelet in sterling silver
    Aquamarine Art Deco line bracelet
    USD$395.00
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    Aquamarine & Sterling Line Bracelet

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    This vintage aquamarine bracelet has square-cut glass stones channel-set in rhodium-plated sterling silver links with engraved edges. It is an excellent example of an Art Deco line bracelet, so popular in the 1920s-1930s. Longer than many from this era, this one has substantial weight and width as well as excellent construction and articulation. The concealed clasp has a safety catch. This bracelet is signed, but I cannot identify the maker. Because of its simple, classic lines, this bracelet coordinates well with more elaborate pieces from other eras. In fact, it adorned a runway model at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019. She wore this jewel with fabulous 1950s diamanté chandelier earrings, which you can see here. Scroll down for a selection of pieces from different decades that coordinate with this beautiful bracelet.
    USD$395.00
    USD$395.00
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    Aquamarine, Diamanté & Sterling Art Deco Bracelet

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    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. 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. Scroll down to see some coordinating pieces.
    USD$295.00
    USD$295.00
  • Coro bracelet with aquamarine & diamante set in gold-plated sterling
    1940s Coro bracelet with aquamarine & diamante in gold
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    Aquamarine, Diamanté & Vermeil Sterling 1940s Coro Bracelet

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    This Coro bracelet was an engagement gift from the former owner’s fiancé in 1945. It had remained in the family until the couple’s son sold it to me. A well-crafted Retro Modern design by Adolph Katz for Coro’s high-end line, it features aquamarine-glass-stone centers and diamanté set in gold-plated sterling silver with a fold-over clasp. The safety chain is a replacement. This piece is another wonderful example of period design and manufacture from one of the best! If you prefer white metal, scroll down to see the same bracelet in all diamanté set in sterling silver.
    USD$250.00
    USD$250.00
  • Vintage charm bracelet with black & white cubes
    Art Deco tank-track pattern bracelet with charms
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    Black & White Bakelite Vintage Charm Bracelet

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    This vintage charm bracelet has black-and-white Bakelite cubes that dance on either side of the metal center. The decorated chrome links form a tank-track pattern and close with a spring-ring clasp. To some people, these charms resemble a type of licorice candy (whose name I don’t know). To me, this piece says 1930s Europe. It’s definitely fun to wear. Scroll down to see the matching earrings.
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    USD$495.00
  • Vintage Bakelite jewelry – bracelet with diamanté
    Close-up view of diamante & Bakelite links
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    Black Bakelite & Diamanté Flexible Bracelet by Schreiber & Hiller

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    Vintage Bakelite jewelry as beautiful as this German flexible bracelet from the 1930s is hard to find. It has vertical links of diamanté alternating with black Bakelite. The stones in this piece are relatively large – only four to each flat-top link. This Art Deco bracelet closes with a concealed clasp. Because one of the markings is "Patented" (an English word stamped by a German maker), I think this bracelet was intended for export. Scroll down to see some necklaces and earrings that complement this sophisticated, yet easy-to-wear piece.
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    Blue Bead & Chrome Knot Machine Age Bracelet

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    Blue-glass beads separated by chrome balls and knots of textured chrome wire form this 1930s bracelet. It closes with a spring-ring clasp. The textured knots add interest and a Machine Age-look. Wear this versatile bracelet with casual or office attire. It's perfect for a woman who looks best in cool colors.
    USD$195.00
    USD$195.00
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    Brown & Golden Topaz & Gold Scroll 1950s Bracelet by Elsa Schiaparelli

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    This 1950s bracelet by Elsa Schiaparelli features nine links of gold-plated metal scrolls. The larger links are each set with an open-back, faceted, emerald-cut brown-topaz glass stone, with pairs of diamanté accents on each side. The smaller connecting links are each set with a faceted, round golden-topaz-glass stone. As usual with this maker's pieces, the design is finely detailed. Here, the scrolls are at the top and bottom of the large stones and at the sides of the smaller ones. This classic piece has a fold-over clasp with safety chain. The matching pendant earrings are available – scroll down to see them.
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    USD$295.00
  • Bakelite bangle bracelet in marbled brown with 6 yellow dots
    Brown marbled Bakelite bracelet
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    Brown Marbled Bakelite Bangle Bracelet with 6 Dots

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    This Bakelite bangle bracelet combines shades of brown in marble-like swirls. The outside is inlaid with six yellow dots.  This piece, which is from my personal collection, slips over the hand, as the bracelet doesn’t open. It is the perfect adornment for a woman who looks best in warm hues. Add a touch of whimsy to any outfit with this richly-colored piece.
    USD$425.00
    USD$425.00
  • Marcasite bracelet in sterling silver, carnelian & onyx
    Carnelian, onyx & marcasite bracelet in sterling
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    Carnelian, Onyx, Marcasite & Sterling German Bracelet

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    This marcasite bracelet has faceted carnelian and onyx glass stones set in sterling silver panels in an Art Deco design. This piece is an excellent example of high-quality German craftsmanship of the 1920s-1930s. Based on its width, I'm dating this bracelet to the 1920s, when bracelets were narrow and worn in multiples. This piece has a concealed clasp with a safety catch and was part of my personal collection.
    USD$325.00
    USD$325.00
  • Chrome bracelet with curved & textured links
    Chrome link Machine Age bracelet
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    Chrome Link Machine Age Bracelet

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    This chrome bracelet features a trio of curved, polished-chrome links that alternate with five rows of textured links. This piece, with a concealed clasp, is another example of Machine Age design that was inspired by radio or car grills. I think this wonderful and unusual bracelet is European in origin. It goes with everything, and it's perfect for a woman who looks best in cool colors!
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    USD$195.00
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    Citrine & Sterling Bracelet by Wells

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    This 1930s Wells sterling bracelet features a centerpiece of four faceted, cushion-cut citrine-glass stones set in silver frames. Four filigree panels are linked to each side of the center, which is finished with an outline of the stones. The detail on the front and back of this bracelet is extraordinary. The links that hold the panels together give it a bit of a Machine Age-feel and enhance the articulation of the piece. This well-made bracelet closes with a concealed clasp. A truly stunning and unusual piece! Scroll down to see Art Deco necklaces and earrings in similar shades of citrine that look great with this jewel.
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    USD$295.00
  • Vintage Art Deco bracelet by Simmons in sterling
    Beautiful Simmons Art Deco bracelet
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    Citrine & Sterling Filigree Art Deco Bracelet by Simmons

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    This vintage Art Deco bracelet by Simmons, a company known for their innovation, has rectangular dark-citrine-glass stones set in the center of alternating panels of sterling silver filigree. The clasp on this piece is unique and secure. This bracelet is wider than most of its filigree counterparts, which makes me think it may be an early 1930s piece. Scroll down to see Art Deco citrine earrings and necklaces that coordinate beautifully with this bracelet.
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    USD$275.00
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    Citrine & Sterling Flower Link 1940s Bracelet by Hobé

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    Five round plaques form this gorgeous 1940s sterling silver bracelet by Hobé. Each open-back circle is adorned with layered flowers, buds, and leaves. Each also has a faceted, round, collet-set citrine-glass stone. Even the connecting links are topped with tiny buds. This substantial bracelet has a concealed clasp and a safety chain. This piece is hand-made with superb quality, as are all pieces by this maker.  Scroll down to see the extraordinary Citrine & Sterling Bouquet 1940s Brooch & Earrings Set, also by Hobé, to wear with this bracelet.
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    USD$350.00
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    Citrine, Diamanté & Sterling 1920s Bangle by Leach & Miller

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    Sets of five faceted, round deep-citrine (or golden-topaz) glass stones alternate with five faceted diamanté all around this gorgeous Art Deco bangle. The stones are channel-set in sterling silver with engraved edges. The ends meet with a pair of diamanté-set scrolls. Longer than the typical bracelet of this era, this Leach & Miller creation may have been designed to be worn on the upper arm, as a so-called slave bracelet.You can wear it now either way – simply pull apart the ends to put it on. This bracelet is perfect for a woman who looks best in warm colors. Scroll down to see a selection of complementary pieces.
    USD$295.00
    USD$295.00
  • Crystal bangle bracelet by H. Payton (Payco)
    Front view of Payco bangle bracelet
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    Crystal Bangle Bracelet by H. Payton

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    This crystal bangle bracelet by H. Payton is a style that was all the rage in the 1920s. The company is best known by their PAYCO mark. Bracelets like this one were available in many colors of glass to imitate gemstones. With open-back faceted, square-cut stones to let light pass through, this piece goes with everything. It also looks great with other bangles and/or line bracelets of the era. Women typically wore multiple bracelets back then, and I confess that I’ve adopted that practice as part of my own personal style. This bracelet was made for a slim wrist, so please note the inside circumference (6 3/4″) and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece. A few of the stones have tiny chips, and there's a space between the stone next to the hinge and the metal (shown in the last photo). Scroll down to see other Art Deco crystal pieces to wear with this bracelet.
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    USD$250.00
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    Diamanté & Sterling 1930s Line Bracelet by Otis

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    This lovely example of an Art Deco line bracelet, the forerunner of today's tennis bracelet, features faceted, square-cut diamanté channel-set in rhodium-plated sterling silver.  Engraved edges and a diamanté-encrusted fold-over clasp complete the piece. The excellent articulation speaks to the high-quality construction of this bracelet, which actually was the same as that used by Wachenheimer Bros. (Read about the companies' connection.) Bracelets in this style (known as flexible bracelets in that era) were all the rage in the 1920s-1930s and were typically worn in multiples. You can see this one paired with other line bracelets in the photos. Although the stones have aged a bit, this piece still has lots of sparkle. Scroll down to see coordinating pieces.
    USD$175.00
    USD$175.00
  • Vintage silver bracelet by Catamore in sterling
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    Diamanté & Sterling 1940s Bracelet by Catamore

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    This vintage silver bracelet by Catamore has three vertical rows of channel-set diamanté. This well-articulated, well-crafted, sterling bracelet has engraved edges and settings. It closes with a concealed clasp and safety chain. A similar piece by this maker was advertised in the November 15, 1946 issue of Vogue. This bracelet dates from 1942 at the earliest, since the company did not open until that year. Please note that this bracelet was made for a slim wrist. Be sure to measure yours and note the bracelet's dimensions (6 7/8" length) before purchasing.
    USD$265.00
    USD$265.00
  • Coro vintage bracelet in sterling with diamante
    Sterling silver & diamante 1940s bracelet
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    Diamanté & Sterling 1940s Bracelet by Coro

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    This Coro vintage bracelet is a well-crafted 1940s Retro Modern jewel designed by Adolph Katz for the company’s high-end line. This piece has large diamanté centers decorated with small diamanté set in curled, sterling silver plaques. This bracelet closes with a fold-over clasp; the safety chain is a replacement. This jewel is another wonderful example of period design and manufacture from one of the best! It and a pair of Art Deco earrings – an unexpected but splendid combination – were worn by a beautiful model on the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019! Scroll down to see these beautiful earrings as well as the same bracelet design in vermeil sterling with aquamarine-glass centers.
    USD$295.00
    USD$295.00