Here is such a charming antique bangle that was made in 1886 and is as fashionable today as when it was made and will be such a wonderful talking point with the application of rose and the rarer green gold.
Measuring 19.6mm wide, the front of the bangle was designed with such an attractive floral design that is perfectly highlighted with the rose and green gold.
Gold can be made in different colours by being alloyed with other metals, such as rose gold is made by primarily adding more copper to the gold when being alloyed, and today although not very common, green gold is made by adding silver to the gold, however the green colour is more a soft green-yellow colour. However in the late 1800's, cadmium was added resulting in a stronger colour, and while never a strong green such as yellow or white gold, the tone of green in antique pieces is more pronounced and is used perfectly here to highlight the leaves in the design. The result is a truly magnificent antique bangle that is so much more unique and special compared to many modern ones today.
Being hinged will allow the bangle to sit nice and close to the wrist making it very easy to wear all the time.
With the combination of colours, this bangle can so easily be worn with silver or gold jewellery and always looks perfect.
Hallmarked: Birmingham 1886
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Antique sterling silver bangle highlighted with rose and green gold
Gold is alloyed with other metals that results in producing different colours. Rose gold is made by primarily adding copper to the gold when being alloyed resulting in the lovely warm tone to it, and today green gold is made by adding silver to the gold, however the green colour is more a soft green-yellow colour. Years ago cadmium was added resulting in a stronger colour. While never a strong green such as yellow or white gold, the tone of green in antique pieces is more pronounced especially when set against sterling silver.
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