We have similar Chinese and Art Nouveau items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Cait P. Age Circa: Art Nouveau C. Gram Weight: 8.2 grams. Wearable length and inner circumference : 7.45.
The bracelet is meant to be worn over the wrist through the gap. Link Type: Rounded and polished. Sterling silver and lacquered wood. Handmade during the Art Nouveau era in China. 925 sterling silver and lacquered rattan wood.
Features the image of a dragon and curling motifs on the silver portion of the bracelet. This listing is for the item only.
This was very true due to the gorgeous designs that came out of this period. This era focused on women and the beauty of nature and the pieces were often large. Enamel was a common material used in Art Nouveau jewelry as the period was more about the importance of the design over the materials used to create it. The Art Nouveau period happened before the start of the first World War, when mass manufacturing took over the production of many products, including some jewelry.
Chinese export jewelry became popular during the late Victorian period and persisted until the 1960s. During this period, Chinese craftsmen were considered by far the best in the world.
The rich and wealthy would custom-order a piece through their local jeweler, who would send the design off to China to be made and sent back to Europe. This lengthy process was very expensive, making Chinese export pieces highly desirable, then and now. The item "Antique Vintage Nouveau Sterling Silver Chinese Rattan Wood Bangle Bracelet 8.2g" is in sale since Sunday, January 31, 2021.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Bracelets". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.