Vintage Whiting & Davis “Oromesh” Snake Bracelet 1950’s

Classic 1950’s mesh snake bracelet by iconic Whiting & Davis.  Founded In Massachuesetts in 1876 by William H. Wade, Edward P. Davis and Louis Heckman.

In 1907 the company began producing costume jewellery made of silver and gold plated metals, inspired by Egyptian designs as well as Victorian era motifs.  Most notable for its use of ‘mesh’ including necklaces in the style of mens ties and of curse the highly coveted snake bracelets.

 By 1920 Whiting & Davis’ beautiful, high quality purses are the coveted accessory of flappers, actresses and “well dressed women everywhere.” Through automation and advertising, the company expands its reach, becoming, and remaining to this day, the world’s leading mesh handbag manufacturer. 

Quite collectible in their own right these early Egyptian revival snake bracelets by Whiting & Davis are large, showy and certainly make a statement!

This example is in just lovely condition with no wear to the mesh, weighs a hefty 58 grams with a spread across your wrist of a whopping 3cm.

Will fit most wrist sizes as its quite expandable, it can even extend to be worn on the upper arm!

‘One size fits all’
Wrist spread 3cm when coiled
58.16 Grams
Fully stamped for Whiting & Davis
Very good to excellent condition.  No loss to mesh.

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