VINTAGE NIELLOWARE SILVER CUFF BRACELET

R1,000.00

VINTAGE NIELLOWARE SILVER CUFF BRACELET

 

TO FIT WRIST SIZE 17.5cm

THE BRACELET IS 7.5cm WIDE AT THE LONGEST POINT AND 2.5cm WIDE AND THE SHORTEST POINT

WHAT IS NIELLOWARE JEWELLERY??

Nielloware or “Niello” is created by engraving a design into sterling silver. Copper, silver, sulphur or lead it rubbed into the pattern and the piece is fired (baked)

Once finished the piece is polished leaving the darkened areas for a decorative effect – these beautiful silver and black pieces were very popular in the 1950s through ‘70’s

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