Trifari KTF Mid-1930s Art Deco Wide and Rare Clear and Sapphire Paste Vintage Bracelet

This exceptional 1930s bracelet is a special and sought after example of the dramatic paste jewellery produced by the American Trifari company in the Art Deco era. 

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Excellent

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£995.00

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The Details...

This rhodium plated bracelet is detailed with brilliant cut and baguette cut, colourless paste stones. All of the stones are hand set and many are channel set. The top and bottom of each bracelet panel is detailed with a round sapphire glass cabochon. The bracelet fastens with a box clasp and features a safety chain too. The bracelet measures 19cm in length and is 3.5cm wide. Although unsigned, this piece is doubtlessly an Alfred Philippe design for Trifari. It bears all the hallmarks of a KTF piece - exemplary construction and dramatic design. A couple of bracelets of the same design, but different colourway, have also appeared online in recent years. These have been verified and described as Trifari, but are also unsigned. 

A Short History...

This bracelet is stamped 'KTF' which stands for Krussman, Trifari and Fishel. Leo Krussman, Gustavo Trifari and Carl Fishel ran the Trifari company together from 1925 and jewellery was stamped with their names until the mid 1930s. Examples of Trifari jewellery featuring the KTF stamp are very rare and highly collectable. Wide and perfect examples of KTF bracelets, such as this one, are also incredibly rare - making this piece very special indeed. 

Wear it With...

This bracelet is perfect for evening wear or a special occasion. It would look beautiful with a little black dress, but equally chic with a bridal gown. 

  • Designer Trifari
  • Colour Diamante, Silver, Blue
  • Era 1930s
  • Occasion Bridal, Cocktail and Evening, The Festive Season, Wedding Guest
  • Trend Gatsby Glamour, Delicate and Demure