The bangle isn't gold, it's gilt silver. But the treasure here is the glass tesserae. On the reverse, ROMA: proof to your Victorian-era friends that you had seen the sights in Rome on the Grand Tour. Neoclassical scroll-shaped hinges.
gilt silver, glass tesserae
Very good - gilding is mostly worn away on the exterior; missing two tiny tesserae
7" inner circumference, 7/8" shank, 1 1/8" hinges
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1837 — 1901
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Coral jewelry has been worn as an amulet of protection against ailments and danger since ancient Rome.