Vintage silver bangles, India
Matching pair of vintage silver and pearls bangles probably from Rajasthan, India. The core -on the inside of the bracelets- is filled with red lack, and the half wheels is covered with synthetic pearls are separated by glass beads.
The silver is nicely etched on both sides of the bangles.
From mid XXth century approx.
Inner diameter: 6 cm (2,36 in)
Total diameter: 8,5 cm (3,35 in)
Width: 14 mm (0,55 in)
Both weigh 99 gr.
“Indian Jewellery”, Holbein Hendley, Thomas, BR publication, Delhi, 2009
“Traditional jewelry of India”, Untracht, Oppi, Harry N. Abrams. Inc publishers
Price: 410 euros (+ 21% taxers for shipments inside EU)