1930s Deco Pot Metal and Paste Flower Bracelet
This Art Deco era bracelet sure is lovely! It dates to right around 1930 and was made from what is often referred to as "pot metal". Generally found having aged to a soft grayish tone, this example has survived all these decades with the finish as bright and shiny as the day it was made! There are nine identical flower links, each set with 12 clear paste stones and 5 turquoise glass beads. A few of the paste stones have darkened very slightly yet across the whole bracelet every stone continues to sparkle in bright or dim light. The tongue and groove style closure is in perfect condition and holds very securely when locked into place. The push button is smartly embellished with a single bezel-set paste stone. The details of this bracelet when viewed up close are quite extraordinary! Most notably is the incredibly fine millegrain that borders every flower petal; a detail you are more likely to see on a piece of fine jewelry! The overall length from end to end is exactly 7" and the width is just a smidge over 1/2" (9/16" to be exact). This is a great, collectible piece from that oh-so-desirable Deco era! And with that little touch of turquoise it's a wonderful choice for that "something blue"!