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True Art Deco Egyptian Revival Colorful Bracelet

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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Costume: Unsigned: Pre 1930: item # 1183786

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True Art Deco Egyptian Revival Colorful Bracelet
After King Tut's Tomb was opened in 1922, all things, Egyptian, were highly sought after. Egyptian Revival jewelry was particularly popular for many years afterward. This bracelet is from the late 1920s, and a perfect example of why Egyptian Revival defined a large part of the Art Deco period. It appears to be made of brass with fancy filigree square links. Each link has a mounted design. There are two stars, 2 small turquoise colored scrabs, two painted Egyptian figures that appear to represent royalty, and in the middle a large scarab that I think is probably glass. Notice on the pictures that each of the square links has color in the borders, red, green and blue. The bracelet is 3/4" wide, 6 1/2" long and has a simple hook and eye closure. There is an extender with a filigree brass ball on the closure which could add another inch to the length. The link construction is typical of the early Art Deco era. The bracelet is in excfellent condition for its age - no paint loss, and no evidence of any repairs or changes having been made to it over the years. It is rare to find once of these bracelets in such good original condition.

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