Length x width x depth: 20.5 x 2.7 x 0.5 cm (8 1/16 x 1 1/16 x 3/16 in.)
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This is a flexible 18 kt. gold bracelet with a Greek meander design. The fretwork and borders are defined by texturing the metal that otherwise has a shiny finish. The closure is a tongue and groove clasp. There is a safety chain attached to each end of the bracelet as well. Near the mid-point of the bracelet there is a hollow tube and a hinged jump ring attached indicating there was a possible pendant charm or possibly another bracelet could be joined to the side to make a wider piece, possibly a later addition.
The are four marks on the tongue of the clasp. It is stamped with a maker's mark, two eagles' head, and a pyramid shaped mark, may have an anchor as paart of the elements inside the pyramid. The Eagle's Head identifies the bracelet as French, 18 karat gold.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection