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Risqué Rarity - Victorian Sterling Silver Corset Bangle Bracelet. This gorgeous bracelet is crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked with STERLING SILVER, a British makers mark and N assay for a date of 1888. Featuring high quality sterling silver work and a stunning design, the bracelet is wide with a stunning chased pattern of foliage and engravings. There is also a raised detailed border and laces simulating a corset. The detail is fine, and beautiful with a gorgeous soft satiny silver aged patina . This piece would have been considered risqué at the time, which makes one wonder if it was worn by a daring young lady or given as a gift to a sir's mistress. The back of the bracelet is polished, and the clasp slides and clicks into place, there is also a safety chain for additional security. Today the bracelet has a charming, elegant and couture feel, it can be worn day or night. Absolutely beautiful!!
Measurements: Fits a 6 1/2" wrist or smaller comfortably. Width of bracelet 31mm
Weight: 43.70 grams
Condition: Excellent Note: One Small ding on back side view. To be expected on a silver bracelet of this age and style.
Date: 1888 (date assay)