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Antique Vintage Art Deco Chinese Carved Green Jadeite Jade Braided Silk Bracelet







Antique Vintage Art Deco Chinese Carved Green Jadeite Jade Braided Silk Bracelet 14.8 Grams, Handmade, 33.08 Ct, Grade A Hue, Rare, Gift We have similar Chinese and Jade items, which would pair nicely with this piece, up for auction this week. To view in separate listings, please visit our store and search "Chinese" or "Jade" under our auction items. Item Description by: Cait P. The Piece Auction Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 Age Circa: Art Deco C. 1920 - 1940 Markings: Unmarked, Tested, and Guaranteed Country of Origin: China Brand: Unknown Gram Weight: 14.8 Grams Metal Type: -- Metal Melt Value: -- (Value All-Inclusive Weight) Material: Braided Silk Main Stone: Jadeite Jade Main Stone Measurements/Color: 33.08 Carats; There are two sizes of stones - one stone measures 18.65 mm long, 40.7 mm wide, 5.05 mm thick, the others measure 6.3 mm in diameter; Semi-translucent, Grade A, Untreated apple green and white hues with internal matrices of lighter and darker green and white shades Accent Stone: -- Accent Stone Measurements/Color: -- Stone Treatment: The stone(s) appear to be untreated, but we are not certified gemologists. Stone(s) have been tested and guaranteed using a professional Presidium Duo refractive, heat, and hardness tester. Stone Cuts: Carved and Polished High Relief Cabochon Item Measurements: The bracelet has a wearable length of 6" and measures 0.70" wide. Bracelet Type: Chain Bracelet Closure/Clasp Type: Loop Clasp Link Type: Braided Silk Band Notable Features: This bracelet was handmade during the Art Deco era. The bracelet consists of a thick braided silk band adorned with a large jadeite jade stone carved in high relief and two smaller jadeite jade beads. The flawless carving of the jadeite jade is a stunning example of the expertise of Chinese stone cutters, who were revered for their meticulous and detailed work with a variety of stones, especially jadeite. Since the Victorian era, wealthy Europeans had been custom ordering jewelry from China as Chinese jewelers were considered some of the best in the world. The process of ordering, making and receiving a Chinese export piece could take months at a time, so pieces like this bracelet were very expensive and highly desirable. The larger jadeite jade stone was carved by hand to depict what appears to be birds under a tree or bush in high relief, the condition of the stone a testament to the technique and skill of the Chinese stone cutter who created the piece. Semi-translucent, the stone has a Grade A, untreated apple green hue with a mottling of white throughout, as well as an internal matrix of lighter and darker green shades which is illuminate when light filters through the body of the stone. There are two additional white jadeite jade stones attached to one end of the bracelet and they dangle elegantly against the wrist when the bracelet is worn. There are two small holes drilled into either end of the larger jadeite jade stone, serving as bales and attached to the band of the bracelet with brown silk string. The band itself is made out of brown silk string as well which was braided by hand. When worn, the jadeite jade high relief carving should face outward with the silk band sitting comfortably against the wrist. A classic example of Chinese export jewelry from the Art Deco era, this bracelet would make a valuable addition to any antique jewelry collection. Don't miss your chance to preserve this piece of cultural history. Damage: Age appropriate wear. *This listing is for the item only. All display boxes and/or photography props do not come with your purchase.* Item specifics Seller Notes: “Damage: Age appropriate wear. The clasp does not close fully and will need to be repaired in order for the bracelet to be worn securely. Before buy, please make sure you have read through the listing, considered any shipping or import/duty charges, and are willing to pay. Thank you for your understanding!” Ethnic Origin: Chinese Style: Chain Clasp Type: Bangle Bracelet Material: Silk Modified Item: No Main Stone: Jade Country/Region of Manufacture: China

5 months ago In Vintage Collectibles


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