Colour Play - Vintage Sterling Silver Abalone Bangle Bracelet (VB044)
Colour Play - Vintage Sterling Silver Abalone Bangle Bracelet. This lovely Vintage bracelet is crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked STERLING, and a makers mark. Featuring a beautiful Abalone surround, and polished edges. This bracelet is a bangle style , it looks lovely when worn. The bangle is substantial and solid, however dainty enough that it can be worn alone or stacked. It would make a perfect gift or addition to any jewellery collection.
Silver was first found in large amounts around 5000 BC, when prehistoric people dug the first copper mines. ... Large-scale silver mining had developed in Anatolia by 3000 BC. This was to meet the demand from the first ancient city states, which used the metal as a common medium of exchange.
Abalone shells have been found in archaeological sites around the world, ranging from 100,000-year-old deposits at Blombos Cave in South Africa.
Measurements: Will fit up to 7" Width 5.00 mm
Weight: 8.50 grams
Condition: Very Good
Date: Circa 1960