Antique Victorian Etruscan Revival 19.2ct Portuguese Yellow Gold Bracelet Circa 1890

Exquisite in its proportions and craftsmanship this high carat yellow gold Turquoise and Diamond bracelet dates to we believe circa 1890 and is hallmarked with a lion’s head in a octagonal frame for Portugal between 1886 and 1938 for alloys of 19.2 K gold (800/1000).

Modelled in ten elongated tapered segments with ornate scroll work and each alternating segment is set with four natural Turquoise and four natural rose cut diamonds, a total of 20 Diamonds and 20 Turquoise in total.

To each tapered section is a contrasting ornate cap ( we believe is silver but could be white gold ) and the bracelet is secured with a push-in slim box clasp with the added security of a safety clasp.

Beautifully made, rare, and in excellent condition this bracelet will fit a petite wrist as it measures 18cm.

This would make a wonderful addition to your collection and perhaps an heirloom to be handed down throughout the family.

Diamond - 20 tiny rose-cuts
Turquoise - 20 small cabochons
18cm when close, will fit wrist up to 18cm
Each segment is 1.56cm x 5.6mm
10.28 Grams
Makers mark - faded, unidentifiable
Lions head / 800 for Portugal 19.2k standard fineness
Excellent antiqued condition.  Clasp is very secure and snaps shut as does safety clasp.  All Diamonds and Turquoise original.  No repairs. Beautiful bracelet.

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