Fresh looking, soft wear is noticeable only on close inspection. Silver setting has a bright patina with minor surface wear, no dents. Chrysoprase has nice sheen with no chips or surface wear. Clasp is original and secure.Yes - see photo (Russian silver mark from after 1958). Made by hand or in small groups of similar styles, vintage jewelry is individualistic with its own special story.
Silver mark shows bracelet was Russian made after 1958. Refined leaf and berry motif with "bullet cut" crysoprase bringing verdant color to design. Delicate yet dense and solidly made, bracelet has feminine silhouette that wrasp smoothly around wrist. Antique and vintage pieces have been passed through generations, so it's not often you find a piece that has been maintained in its near-original condition.
Such pieces are not only higher in value, but they are also more collectible, as they carry the history of past owners but do not show it. They reveal what the piece would have looked like when it was first created, giving us an insight into a bygone era. Gemstones are time consuming to cut, requiring a high degree of skill from a trained craftsman, and glass cabochons can be equally complicated to manufacture on a large scale while keeping costs down.These constraints are only a few of the reasons you often see similar shapes of stones used in jewelry. For example, for a striking look as well as a unique find. _gsrx_vers_1292 GS 8.3.6 (1292). This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Bracelets & Charms". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.