Vintage Art Deco 1920's 24ct Gold Damascene Shakudo Japanese Bracelet

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Vintage 1920's Damascene Shakudo Japanese gold bracelet.

 

This unusual bracelet depicts Japanese scenes in 24ct gold and sterling silver using a technique called 'Damascening'. This process in the art of inlaying different metals into one another, in this case gold and silver set into an oxidised steel background. This technique has a long history in Japan. This type of jewellery is also known as Shakudo.

 

We know the piece has 24ct gold inlay because it is indicated in the design marked '24K'.

 

This bracelet would most likely have been brought back from Japan in the 1920's as a souvenir. The bracelet depicts scenes of mountains, birds, houses, bamboo, butterflies and Mount Fuji. The bracelet is comfortable and secure to wear.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The bracelet measures 18.5cm / 7.2" in length and 3.1cm / 1.2" in height.

 

CONDITION

The bracelet is in excellent vintage condition. The piece is missing it's safety chain. 

Vintage 1920's Damascene Shakudo Japanese gold bracelet.

 

This unusual bracelet depicts Japanese scenes in 24ct gold and sterling silver using a technique called 'Damascening'. This process in the art of inlaying different metals into one another, in this case gold and silver set into an oxidised steel background. This technique has a long history in Japan. This type of jewellery is also known as Shakudo.

 

We know the piece has 24ct gold inlay because it is indicated in the design marked '24K'.

 

This bracelet would most likely have been brought back from Japan in the 1920's as a souvenir. The bracelet depicts scenes of mountains, birds, houses, bamboo, butterflies and Mount Fuji. The bracelet is comfortable and secure to wear.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The bracelet measures 18.5cm / 7.2" in length and 3.1cm / 1.2" in height.

 

CONDITION

The bracelet is in excellent vintage condition. The piece is missing it's safety chain. 

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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