ANTIQUE VICTORIAN FORGET ME NOT BRACELET 18CT GOLD GILT SILVER CIRCA 1900
A marvellous antique Victorian bracelet made up of fancy Golden links the largest of which are decorated with three fabulous high relief forget me not flowers with curled stems, textured leaves and crowned with a Faux Turquoise which has long been a symbol of the flower.
An old German tale tells of two lovers walking by a river. After picking a bouquet of blue flowers for his love the man fell into the river and was swept away – crying out ‘Forget me not’. These beautiful flowers have been known by this name ever since, and are a powerful symbol of enduring love and remembrance.
Each link is fashioned in Silver gilded in 18ct Yellow Gold and held together with a large ring clasp. It is a wonderful piece and expertly crafted.
This bracelet is part of a matching set consisting of a necklace (19-1109) brooch (19-1113), pendant (19-1112) and earrings (19-1111). To view these pieces simply click the links above / search the item numbers provided above.
WEIGHT: 13.4 grams
MEASURES: Length 6.5 inch – Width at the front 19mm, 6mm at the back
METAL: Silver gilded in 18ct Gold
AGE: Victorian, Circa 1900
ITEM NUMBER: 19-1110