In the mid 20th century when long watch chains were out of fashion it became popular to collect the slides and have a bracelet made of them. This bracelet consists of 14 Victorian slides dating from the last 1/2 of the 1800's.
The box style clasp is handcrafted of 18k yellow gold and the slides are on 14k yellow gold chain. Between each slide are 2 gold filled beads. Some of the slides are 14k and some are gold filled, set with an array of popular Victorian gems, each slide a miniature work of art. There are Opals, Pearls, Garnets, Rubies, Turquoise, Diamonds, set in floral motifs and simple shapes, running the design gamut of the late 19th century.
Materials: Turquoise, Pearls, Opals, Rubies, Garnets, Diamonds, 18k Yellow Gold, 14k Yellow Gold, Gold filled.
Date: Slides date to the Late 1800's.
Condition: Good with wear in keeping with the age of its parts.
Measurements: 6.75" long. The largest slide measures 8.8mm