1920s Art Deco Sterling Silver and Black Galalith Vintage Bracelet

Featuring a typically geometric Art Deco design, this striking high quality bracelet dates from the 1920s.

Condition Report:

Very Good - A tiny bit of scuffing to a couple of the Galalith edges. This is only obvious upon very close inspection. It is consistent with age and does not detract from the overall appeal of the piece. 

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The Details...

This bracelet features 4 raised, rectangular faceted black Galalith panels bezel set in sterling silver. These panels are joined together by 12 rows of sterling silver bead chains. The bracelet fastens with a box clasp and features a safety chain too. The reverse of one panel is stamped 'STERLING' and the bracelet measures 18cm in length. 

A Short History...

During the 1920s and early 1930s, jewellery was influenced by the dawn of a new era. There was a push for all things modern after the shock of the First World War - people wanted to be cleansed of the old and celebrate the new. In the world of design a pure, hard-edged style was craved. This was evident in Bauhaus architecture, cubist art and the dropped-waist, linear-cut silhouette of the Flapper Girl. Jewellery designers looked to celebrate a burgeoning, bright industrial future in their work, creating pieces that looked almost mechanical with their sharp shapes and chrome coloured highlights. This bracelet is certainly a-typical of Art Deco jewellery design during the period - its bold geometry and sharp silver for a new feminine look and movement. 

Wear it With...

This bracelet would work well stacked with Deco tennis bracelets for the ultimate glamorous statement. 

  • Colour Silver, Black
  • Era 1920s
  • Occasion Work, Wedding Guest, The Festive Season, Smart Casual, Cocktail and Evening
  • Trend Gatsby Glamour