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Signed & Unsigned Bracelets

Signed Bracelets

Vintage KJL Molded Plastic Root Beer Bangle
Item #12207

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This is a fabulous vintage KJL bangle bracelet. Imitates Bakelite, including Rootbeer color. Molded plastic design. Marked KJL on inside of bangle. Inside measurements 2-5/8" diameter, 1/2" width, 5/8" wall thickness. Very good condition. Quite a fashion statement.

Unsigned Bracelets

Fabulous Vintage Robin Egg Hinged Bracelet
Item #12927

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This is a fabulous vintage chunky robin egg bracelet. Features cone shaped robin egg colored plastic cabochons situation all around the bracelet; set within a goldtone bamboo design setting. Measures 2-1/4" in diameter. In very good condition with little wear noted. A bold conversation piece!


Vintage Fruit Salad Leaf Bracelet
Item #12201

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This is a very pretty bracelet made of molded fruit salad glass leaves done in lovely pastels and accented with clear rhinetones. Vintage fruit salad jewelry, also known as Tutti Frutti jewelry, is typically created with pastel glass (or plastic) molded flowers or leaf stones; and can be transparent or translucent. This bracelet has a delicate feminine style as many classic vintage fruit salad pieces do. Push-in clasp with attached safety chain. In good condition, a few of the leaves are chipped at the tips; but it is such a wonderful vintage rare bracelet that I couldn't pass it by. Measures 7" in length x 1/2" at widest point. Unmarked but most likely created by Rouseau, a French fashion designer who created high quality jewelry during the 1950's. Or perhaps this bracelet is an earlier piece than that...


Vintage Dusty Rose Lace Design Lucite Bracelet
Item #12499

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Here is a vintage lace design Lucite bracelet, overflowing with style. The bracelet, made of Lucite, featuring a dusty rose colored lace design on black, all around the bangle. Inner measurements are 2-5/8" diameter and 1/2" width. A very elegant accessory, in excellent condition. A friendly reminder this bracelet has been previously owned and worn.


Vintage Jeweled Colored Transparent Lucite Bracelet
Item #4180

Here is a vintage jeweled colored transparent bracelet, lots of fun to wear! The bracelet, made of Lucite, featuring blue, green, and yellow stripes and dots, with a design of white dots all around the bangle. Cool looking. Inner measurements are 2-5/8" diameter and 1/2" width. A colorful summer accessory! A friendly reminder this necklace has been previously owned and worn.

Item #4180


Striking Vintage Turquoise Inlay Bangle
Item #6628

From a local Eastern Shore estate, here is another one of my favorite bracelets. The previous owner worked for the United Nations years ago, and traveled extensively. This 1940s vintage bangle from India features turquoise chips inlayed in a matrix with brass backing. The bangle is signed INDIA inside. Quality construction, heavy weight, very good condition. Inside measurement 2-5/8", width is 1/2". We have the matching brooch, also.

Item #6628 $60.00

Gorgeous Art Deco Pink En Cabochon Stone Bracelet
Item #6512

Another wonderful vintage bracelet! Circa 1915-1925, with large oval pink marbleized glass stones bezel set in an Art Deco brass setting design! Bracelet appears all original, with spring clasp in good working order. Measures 7" x 1". Unmarked. In very good condition. Just the right color for spring and summer fashions!
Item #6512 $85.00

Vintage ART DECO Carnelian Stone Bracelet
Item #5529

A beautiful Art Deco carnelian stone bracelet. The large faceted stones are prong set in what appears to be an old brass setting. Elongated glass stones measure 1' x 5/8". Each brass etched link connects to an ornate 'O' ring. It is an old bracelet and it is a beauty! Measuring 7 1/2" x 5/8". Nice vintage patina, slight discoloration in spots on back which is not visible when worn. A friendly reminder this bracelet has been previously owned and worn.

Item #5529 $65.00
Olive Bakelite Bangle

Olive Bakelite Bangle
Item #4107

I love to wear Bakelite bangles, and here is a wonderful olive colored Bakelite bangle. Tested and guaranteed to be Bakelite. This bracelet is unusual in that it has a black cord wrapped around a portion of the bangle. The bangle measures 3/8" wide, 7/16" thick, inside diameter 2 1/2", and 3 3/8" outside diameter. Excellent condition. A fabulous color you will wear again and again. A friendly reminder this item has been previously owned and worn.
Item #4107 $18.00
SOLD Vintage Evil Eye Glass Bead Bracelet
Item #12492

Vintage Turkish Evil Eye beaded bracelet. Made in Turkey. Features large "evil eye" glass beads alternating with small coins, and various sized and colored beads. Strung on elastic; fits most wrists comfortably. In very good condition, some light wear noted on a few beads A great conversation piece!


SOLD Vintage Brass Decorative Hinged Bangle
NMG 12988

Here is a vintage brass decorative hinged bangle. Features a elaborate floral design all around the bangle. Measures 2-1/4" in diameter and 5/8" wide.Unmarked. In good condition vintage patina.


SOLD Vintage Goldtone Heart Charm Bracelet
Item #11822

Here is a classic vintage heart bracelet, featuring an heart link design with a large heart shaped charm, unused and ready for monogram. Measures a comfortable 7". Heart charm measures 1-1/2" by 1". Unmarked. Safety chain previously attached; is not present now (can be added). Goldtone metal in excellent condition. Classic vintage charm bracelet!



SOLD Vintage Chunky Cabochon Bracelet
Item #11317


Here is a chunky cabochon vintage bracelet. This vintage bracelet features three large cabochon stones, prong-set in a goldtone setting, within ornate sections. Measures 7" including foldover clasp. Very good condition, good quality construction. Unmarked. You will love adding this vintage bracelet to your jewelry collection.

Item #11317 $24.00
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