Circa Early 1900’s Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK

Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK

Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK
A magnificently crafted early 20th-century Chinese masterpiece of a bracelet. This bracelet has very rare and extremely sought after carved Lapis Lazuli Buddha panels. The stones are very high quality and of the deepest blue. This type of quality Lapis is very scarce today and the craftsmanship part of a bygone era. This is important to know when purchasing these items, and why some of these bracelets sell for much more than others. You won’t find another like it anywhere. Each panel (5 total) contains a different and unique carved “Buddha” Lapis Lazuli. Three of them measure approx 3/4 inch x 1/2 inch. The remaining two are approx 1/2 inch x 1/2 inch. Bracelet is 8.5 inches long not including safety chain. Internal circumference is approx 7 inches. One of the tiny silver loops needs replacing, all others intact. Stamped “Silver” and “China”. Please research Global costs to your location. = 100 years or older. Chinese export silver was created from silver of varying purities specifically for the Western markets. In the earlier years, those who were rather well-off could have their silverware, pitchers, and other items custom made to their specifications in China. Chinese jewelry is usually marked with Chinese ideograms (characters). Many times the pieces that were meant for export will have English or western letters or hallmarks as well as Chinese ideograms or shop marks also known as chop marks. Early Chinese Export Jewelry. Around 1920 there was a major increase in the amount of jewelry that was exported out of China for other markets. In addition, many pieces of Qing jewelry were incorporated or re-purposed into new jewelry designs meant for export. It was not unusual to see a Qing jade centerpiece set into a new bracelet or pieces of court necklaces, beaded into a redesigned necklace. Both traditional Chinese and western designs such as Art Deco were manufactured during this time. The materials used also changed and designs were made in silver as well as brass with a silver or gilt plating. During this time silver jewelry was usually marked with CHINA SILVER, SILVER or SILVER MADE IN CHINA. Plated brass jewelry was usually marked CHINA. Most pieces of older Chinese export jewelry came from the 1920s-1940s. This massive export continued until around 1948. The item “Circa Early 1900’s Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK” is in sale since Sunday, November 05, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Bracelets”. The seller is “justjillianr3″ and is located in Oakdale, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Color: Silver
  • Primary Material: Silver
  • Type: Bracelets
  • Age: 1900-1940
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Maker: Chinese Export
  • Silver Filigree: One Of A Kind

Circa Early 1900's Chinese Export Carved Lapis Lazuli and Silver Bracelet OOAK