One starry diamond disk bracelet comprised of a central elaborate lion's head, clenching an old European cut diamond in its mouth. Late Victorian era, circa 1880.
Item # MH71715-1
Victorian Lion's Head Diamond & Ruby Bracelet
- Metal- 10 karat yellow gold
Weight- 16 grams
Maker's Mark- signed with a partial maker's mark
Size- 7 inches in length, .50 - 1.3 inches in width
Gemstones- two 1.5 - 1.9 mm cabochon ruby eyes
Diamonds- one 2.8 mm old European cut diamond set in a 4 prong setting, approximately .08 ct, and six single cut accent diamonds between 1.7 - 2 mm set in star engraved disks, approximately .27 tcw.
Details- bloomed matte gold finish, twelve tapered oval disks connected by barbell shaped links, 2 1/2 inch safety chain, lion's head measures 15 x 15 mm, concealed slide-in clasp
Condition- fair antique condition, the bloomed gold overlay is chipping/rubbing off throughout the bracelet and the lion's head has a patina