‘DEAREST’ Bracelet, c.1880
Gem-set and Gold
a yellow gold bracelet formed from seven graduating tubular gold links, containing jewelled double hearts framed by diamonds, each double heart consists of a heart shaped rose diamond to the left and another heart shaped gemstone to the right, the first letters of the stones to the right spell the message ‘DEAREST’.
D iamond – E merald – A methyst – R uby – E merald – S apphire – T ourmaline.
English, circa 1880, 18cm in length.