barely begins to describe this exemplary early-Victorian snake bracelet - circa 1840 - magnificently handcrafted in silver over rich 18K yellow gold and packed to the hilt with over 12 carats of bright-white old mine-cut diamond sparklers, including a .70 carat old-mine cushion-cut o...(more)
A diagonal three-stone arrangement, composed of a cushion-cut Burmese ruby flanked by a pair of sparkling old-mine cut diamonds, crowns this twisted-rope style, hinged bangle bracelet, hand-fabricated in 14K rosy-yellow gold, circa 1890-1910. 6 3/4 inch wrist size.
Here is a splendid example of an original nineteenth century snake bracelet on which countless copies were based during the 1960s. The lithe and supple scaled bracelet is hand crafted in richly textured, hand engraved 18K yellow gold and is 'strikingly' adorned with cobalt blue and white enamel. His...(more)
Suitable for early-to-mid-nineteenth century French royalty, this opulent and impressive diamond bracelet, artfully handcrafted in darkened silver over 18K rose gold, sparkles by sun or candlelight with 12 gorgeous old mine-cut diamonds. The main diamonds, which total over 6 carats, alternate with f...(more)
These natural sapphires of deep, velvety blue are as beautiful as they come. Although the inclusions indicate Burmese origin, their color is a dead ringer for Kashmir, and they may very well be. These splendid royal blue gemstones alternate with pairs of sparkling Swiss-cut diamonds set into a rose ...(more)
This Victorian, archaeological revival bracelet is rendered in 15K bloomed gold featuring a twisted wire and granulated embellishment. The piece is an excellent example of Etruscan Revival, a style which enjoyed a resurgence of popularity during the Grand Period of the Victorian era (1860-1885), whe...(more)
From Birmingham, England ca. 1916 (so the abundent hallmarks indicate), a gleaming, rose gold, hinged bangle bracelet handcrafted in sturdy 9K and adorned on the top half with lovely floral hand-engraving. Full 7 inch + wrist size, 1 /4 inch wide.
A truly unique and exciting late-Victorian-era bracelet featuring four deep purple 'sugarloaf' cabochon amethysts alternating with fanciful curved oval links, ornately ornamented with open work silver dotted with glimmering rose-cut diamonds. The settings for the amethysts and the borders of the ova...(more)
Romantic and feminine, this 15k yellow gold Victorian bracelet is extensively hallmarked indicating that the jewel was made in Chester, England, in 1894. The bezel-set, softly adularescent heart shaped moonstone is surrounded with lustrous seed pearls and bordered with arrow shaped accents set with ...(more)
Nine graduated opals, each separated by a pair of sparkling antique, mine-cut diamonds, prong-set within decorative "X" elements, adorn the top of this British, late-nineteenth century hinged bangle bracelet. A classic and timeless treasure.
From Victorian England, a 9/16 inch wide hinged bangle bracelet, masterfully handcrafted in 15K yellow gold, displaying a soft velvety shimmer, ornamented on the upper half with quintessentially delicate Etruscan style beading and braid work. A classic adornment .
A striking geometric arrangement of pyramid-cut turquoise, shimmering seed pearls and glittering rose-cut diamonds adorns the top of this exemplary hinged bangle, dating back to the mid-19th century, crafted in satiny yellow gold and outlined on top with a tubular rose gold border. 'Dinna Forget ...(more)
Bright turquoise blue enamel, pink coral, natural pearls and twinkling rose-cut diamonds combine to form the colorful star centered dome of this smooth and supple adjustable buckle style Victorian bracelet, finely hand crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold. Circa 1880. Exquisite.
This superb and very rare antique bracelet from France by the world renowned Cartier is composed of alternating smooth and ribbed 18k yellow gold links, with a glossy finish to accentuate the glowing luster of 2 carats of dazzling European-cut diamonds. Heavenly. Signed Cartier, France...(more)
A precious and pristine Victorian rarity, lovingly crafted in rich and velvety 18K yellow gold, featuring a lustrous trio of small natural pearls embellished with delicate Etruscan Revival style granulation work. A classic Victorian treasure for a smallish wrist.
By way of nineteenth century England comes this shimmering antique adornment featuring a large and lustrous cushion-shape moonstone. The celestial stone is framed in two-tiered twisted wire which crowns the decorative center clasp. The classic 18K yellow gold Victorian bracelet measures a full 7 1/8...(more)
This precious and pristine hinged bangle bracelet, according to the many hallmarks, comes to us by way of Chester, England - circa 1905. The thoroughly charming late-Victorian jewel is crafted in velvety textured 9 carat gold and dotted on top with three rich red rubies and a couple of rose-cut diam...(more)
Something different, dramatic and very colorful. A rare, ravishing and romantic early-nineteenth-century bracelet of central or eastern-European (Austro-Hungarian) origin, hand crafted in silver and black & white enameled leaf motif links and set throughout with emeralds, foil-backed pink topaz ...(more)
Three jewelry periods come together for a bold and striking effect in the creation of this unique bauble. The Victorian period is invoked by the style of the gold tassel slide bracelet; the Art Deco period is well represented by the stunning platinum, diamond and ruby clip, and the 1950s are...(more)
This distinctive and dynamic Victorian bracelet - circa 1870s - features a striking trio of sleekly styled and domed S-shape curves elegantly sculpted in rich 15K yellow gold - hence more than likely of British origin. The three sections are strung and riveted on to a supple serpentine bracelet and...(more)
A twinkling rose-cut diamond flower set atop a turquoise enamel cartouche which, in turn, overlays a curvaceous golden baroque centerpiece, is the central focus of this precious and pristine, early-Victorian bracelet, elegantly and artfully crafted in 15K yellow gold - hence of British origin. The u...(more)
We see quite a lot of jewelry here at Lang Antiques, and yet we can't recall coming across anything quite like this striking, fanciful and substantial antique bracelet dating from the latter-1800s. An intriguing amalgam of Victorian decorative styles, this piece combines Neo-Gothic tracery (check ou...(more)
A superb nineteenth-century Scottish buckle bracelet comprised of three silver-capped, fluted agates (two amber-colored flanking a multi-colored granite agate) secured by a stylized, hand-engraved, silver buckle and articulated, hand-engraved belt sections. Adjustable length, the buckle measures 1 1...(more)
A rare, regal and astonishingly beautiful late-Victorian/early-Edwardian bracelet, circa 1890- 1900, in glorious purple and sparkling white (diamonds). This magnificent antique treasure is handcrafted in silver and 14 karat gold and is comprised of gracefully graduated diamond-set sections - plus th...(more)
This colorful, unique and exotic late-nineteenth century, or very early twentieth century bracelet is elegantly crafted in 18 karat yellow gold and is comprised of scalloped plaques inlaid with bright turquoise enamel overlaid with a fanciful design of garnets and tiny silver-set rose-cut diamonds, ...(more)
Something quite unexpected in an antique slide bracelet. Rather than hailing from Edwardian England, or its turn-of-the-century American cousin, this beauty came to us the long way - from Imperial Russia! This dramatic bracelet is a rich, rosy 14 karat gold curb link that is adjustable to any length...(more)
Nine graduated antique-cut pastel citrine ovals softly shimmer in this romantic, exquisitely textured late 19th-century bracelet. Framed in double rows of tiered floral cannetille work, the lovely citrines display subtle, intriguing differences from one another. Fabricated in 14 karat gold, with a ...(more)
A sweet and sparkling nineteenth-century hinged bangle bracelet sparkling front and center with a half-carat old mine-cut diamond accompanied by a lustrous natural silvery-pinkish-lavender pearl. The beautiful pair of gems are set diagonally across from each other at the end of a glistening row of r...(more)
Meet Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia and Urania.....Actually only seven of the nine inspiring muses of the Arts and Sciences dance in handcarved seashell cameos in this very lovely and 'amusing' vintage bracelet - circa 1920s to 1930s - otherwise it would b...(more)
Sometimes referred to by the British as a 'gate bracelet' this charming and eminently wearable adornment hails back to the turn-of-the-twentieth century. Each main link is overlaid with a shimmering four-leaf clover composed of small natural pearls. This Edwardian-era treasure, rendered in very Brit...(more)
What is most usually found atop a ring shank is, instead, featured in the center of this Victorian-era bracelet. A bright green Colombian emerald, weighing .40 carat, radiates from the center of a sparkling diamond halo outlined with a scalloped platinum border. The two center-most of the elongated ...(more)
A very lovely, 1/4 inch wide, hinged bangle bracelet from the Victorian period, in well patinated 14 karat yellow gold, is adorned on the top half with delicately applied leafy granulation work.
Sapphires do not come any bluer (or old mine-cut diamonds much more brilliant) than the beautiful gemstones glistening in this exceptional late-Victorian bracelet, finely crafted in radiant 15 karat rose gold. Each gemstone is displayed in a stylized buttercup setting centered inside slightly torque...(more)
7.75 carats of gorgeous old European-cut diamonds, featuring a high-quality 1.60 carat diamond in the center, sparkle loud and clear from the front half of this exquisite antique choker necklace, which, with the pressing of a couple small clasps, magically coverts into a beautiful antique bracelet. ...(more)
A rare and wonderful early-Victorian memorial bracelet (engraved '1847') conceals a sizable locket compartment under the hand-engraved and gracefully curved center section. The locket contains artfully braided blond and brunette hair. The back side is engraved "M.W.N.- M.N.P. 1914, ETI, Obt Nov 4th...(more)
An extra lovely and colorful Victorian bangle bracelet intricately decorated in glorious deep periwinkle and white enamel over 14 carat yellow gold. In very good condition considering its one hundred-plus years of age and hollow design. This bracelet measures about 6 1/4 inches on the inside.
A ravishing English-made bangle crafted in 15 carat yellow gold, circa early- to mid-nineteenth century. This lovely jewel shines with bright-pink, foil-backed topaz and is adorned with graceful and delicate late-Georgian/early-Victorian ornamentation. A light, bright and cheerful antique bracelet, ...(more)
A splendid, and quite early, Victorian bracelet composed of thick, deeply engraved nautical style links alternating with sections of interlocking round faceted links. The bracelet is secured with a charming, and beautifully hand engraved, turquoise-set heart shape clasp with an open locket compartme...(more)
This original Victorian bangle bracelet, in classic Etruscan Revival style, is delicately ornamented on top with a minute braided rope motif.
9 carat gold; hallmarked Birmingham, England 1874. Pristine.
'Round and 'round they go - seven Roman chariots - in an endless race around your wrist. Each finely hand-engraved cameo depicts a different form of chariot power - from left to right: a pair of ladies; a pair of horses; a pair of roosters, a pair of birds, a trio of birds; a dragon, and a team of f...(more)
This delightful antique bracelet from the Victorian period highlights a single three-quarter carat European-cut diamond. The sparkling diamond is embraced by an open, feminine, scrolled setting rendered in ravishing rose gold, displaying a well-earned soft patina. A delicate, sweet and lovely antiqu...(more)
This fantastic and marvelously detailed antique cuff bracelet features a superbly rendered, life-like belt overlayed atop a 1 1/2 inch wide sterling silver bangle. A beauty! Circa late 1800s.
A colorful splendorous nineteenth-century bracelet comprising seven oval plaques of bright, marbled green malachite. The plaques are bezel-set in 14 karat (or Russian 56 percent) gold with a gracefully rippled border. Six plaques measure 1 inch by 3/4 inch and the largest plaque, which conceals the ...(more)
This splendid (and somewhat unusual) vintage bracelet, crafted in two-tone yellow and rose gold, was created in the 1940s and artfully blends classic Victorian design elements with bold Retro design. Graceful multi-dimensional, curved yellow gold links with elaborate hand engraving alternate with bo...(more)
A fierce and toothy diamond-eyed serpent is bedecked with a glistening row of rich red rubies (2.75 carats total) on its exquisitely engraved head and back, in this superb antique hinged bangle bracelet crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold, circa 1875.
A bold and truly stunning Victorian cuff bracelet featuring five guilloche enameled plaques in striking cobalt blue, each presenting a radiant red old-mine Burmese ruby - four oval rubies and one central emerald-cut ruby weighing 16.00 carats total - each of which is framed by a sparkling diamond-s...(more)
A miniature cupola, measuring 1 and 1/4 inches in diameter, adorned with a spirographic design in cobalt blue enamel and crowned with an eight-pointed star of rose-cut diamonds and a single natural pearl, forms the top of this pristine 19th century Victorian bangle bracelet, sized for a diminutive w...(more)
Here is the most beautiful and amazing woven hair bracelet we’ve ever seen. The center plaque and clasp combination highlights a uniquely-cut, elongated octagonal amethyst with a faceted back and a cabochon (or buff-cut) top. The 18 karat yellow gold cartouche plaque is elaborately decorated with ...(more)
This lovely hinged bangle with sapphires and diamonds, crafted in platinum over yellow gold, is designed with a light open top displaying bright cornflower blue Ceylon sapphires alternating with sparkling diamond-set stylized fleur de lys. A delightful antique bangle bracelet, circa 1900.
From nineteenth century Italia, a beautiful hinged bangle bracelet set all-around with graduated coral buttons displaying a dark salmon color with a slight hint of orange. Frutti de Mare!
Here's a rare combo. We often come across Victorian bracelet, brooch and earring sets, but this may be the first matching brooch and ring set we've seen. The gorgeous bracelet exhibits a wonderful 'mermaid' design of a relatively small scale (pun intended). The bracelet slides under a high-profile, ...(more)
A superb, all original antique bangle bracelet from the Victorian-era tastefully ornamented with turquoise half beads, gold bead work and fine interlacing rope motif overlays. The beautiful bracelet exhibits a warm and well earned antique patina. Circa 1885.
An antique 14 karat yellow gold black enamel mourning bracelet. This bracelet features a lily of the valley motif set with tiny seed pearls. This bracelet is best suited for a small wrist. Minor damage on black enamel and small dents on inside of bangle.
A precious 14 karat rosy yellow gold bangle bracelet from the Victorian period, circa 1881. This black enameled mourning bangle is decorated with a lily of the valley motif studded with tiny natural seed pearls. Engraved on the side of the bangle: 'J.L.N to E.W.N ' 'Dec.26-81.' This bangle is best s...(more)
This Victorian classic which was intended long ago as mourning jewelry, in today's day and age makes for a dramatic fashion statement. The hinged gold bangle is colored with glorious black enamel decorated with five shimmering white seed pearls, floral motifs and delicate hand-engraving. 5/8 inch wi...(more)
A highly stylized decorative pretzel knot is the focal point of this light and lovely, all original gold bracelet from the mid-to-latter nineteenth century. The ornate centerpiece transitions into the back oval link bracelet by means of four decorated, graduated links on each side. Warm glowing ori...(more)
This is a perfectly scaled Victorian tassel bracelet. The 14 karat yellow gold adjustable bracelet is finely woven and decorated with black tracery enamel details around the onyx and diamond set slide. A sophisticated greek key design decorates just above the fringe. The slide is engraved on the rev...(more)
Deep Cabernet hued garnets are set into this bold cluster bracelet. Sixteen rectangular links are strung together to form 6 3/4 inches in length. Gorgeous!
A rare and unusual bangle bracelet from the late 1800s, in 18 karat rose gold, featuring a graduated line of 13 rose-cut diamonds totaling approximately 3.00 carats. The diamonds are seated in low silver settings each supported by six rose-gold prongs. Hinged with safety chain.
A lovely, almost pristine, antique yellow gold bangle bracelet ornamented with wonderful granulation work in heart shape and scroll patterns. The central coral cameo depicts a classical woman in profile. The bracelet has a beautiful, soft, warm acid wash finish. Circa 1890.
Highly collectible Bohemian garnet cluster bangle bracelet. This lovely bracelet features rose cut Bohemian garnets set in a cluster pattern on the top of the bracelet and then gently tapers down to a double row that wraps around the wrist. Measures 2 3/8 inch across inside of bangle.
A Victorian classic in 9k yellow gold. Two tassels, seed pearls and black enamel accents compose the slide elements which decorate a supple mesh bracelet. Adjustable length.
A striking Scottish bracelet, presciently rendered in what a half century hence would be referred to as Art Deco style, featuring pink and grey granite arrayed in a bold geometric design. Made by Aberdeen jeweler, Middleton Rettie. Circa 1865
This late-19th century bangle bracelet radiates with a double row of gemmy, vivid-blue sapphires caressed by an overlay of platinum and diamonds and finished with platinum and diamond trefoils. A high-quality, all original, wearable antique keepsake.
Nine graduated opals, each punctuated by a pair of twinkling rose-cut diamonds, adorn the top of this classic, all original, late-nineteenth century hinged bangle bracelet.
Three glowing cabochon garnets are entwined in a handmade double-serpentine chain in this bewitching antique bracelet, circa 1885. The bracelet measures its original full 7 3/8 inches - rather rare for a bracelet of this age. The central section conceals a flip-down bale to accommodate an added char...(more)
A fun and festive gold bracelet dating back to Victorian times, in softly patinated rose-yellow gold and colorized all round with one each of the following gems: diamond, emerald, ruby, pearl, amethyst and sapphire (that just about covers everything!). An everyday delight.
From late-nineteenth century France comes this magnifique 1 and 1/4 inch-wide enameled bangle bracelet topped with five bright white-rose pearls. A wonderful and whimsical tiny polka-dot pattern rendered in dramatic black enamel over rich 18K yellow gold continues all around this stunning and subst...(more)
We are very pleased to offer for sale this rare and exquisite antique bangle bracelet, crafted in 18 karat yellow gold, and set all around with electric green Demantoid garnets bordered on both sides by sparkling old mine-cut diamonds. The sides of the bangle are decorated with a carved scroll motif...(more)
A shimmering pearl studded lily-of-the-valley gently embraces the top of a curved plaque composed of shiny black onyx in this precious and pristine hinged cuff bracelet, circa 1875. Consummate Victoriana - just a tad shy of three-quarters of an inch wide.
Compared to their sapphire and diamond counterpart's, Victorian ruby and diamond bangle bracelets are relatively rare. Here we have an exemplary model glowing with nine ravishing, red, graduated oval rubies, together weighing 4 carats, interspersed with a pair of glistening old mine-cut diamonds for...(more)
A darling Victorian tubular bangle bracelet, crafted in rich 15 karat gold, twinkling with small old mine-cut diamonds fancifully adorned with delicate filigree work and a splash of Etruscan Revival ornamentation. Sweet and lovely.
A very lovely Victorian link bracelet, rendered in 15 karat yellow gold, is secured and adorned with a pair of heart shape lock clasps - the larger in 15K rose gold and the smaller in 9 karat rosy-yellow gold. Circa 1880. 7 1/2 inch long.