SOLD: Edwardian opal and ruby bracelet, circa 1905


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Opals are my favourite gemstone, so I’m delighted to offer an appealing and hard-to-find antique bracelet featuring them.

In the Edwardian period they were often combined with accent stones complementing their major hue. Here these are intense unheated rubies, as fiery reds and pinks predominate in the opals.

This was handcrafted in England using Australian matched oval opals and 15-carat yellow gold. The gemstones are set in fine bezels with delicate but well-defined millegrained edges.

A looped gold frame encloses each section, with simple oval links between. This construction means it won’t roll when worn.

The condition is excellent, with the crispness adding a subtly pleasing note.


• Handmade in 15-carat yellow gold
• 10 natural matching solid light oval cabochon cut opals estimated to total 5.00 carats
• 20 natural oval untreated rubies estimated to total 2.00 carats
• Comes with an independent insurance valuation for $10,250
• Approximately 7 inches (17.8cm) long, 9mm (1/3 inch) wide
• Weight is 14.4 grams
• In excellent antique condition
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box (my antique boxes are not for sale)
• Note: some of the other jewellery is for sale separately – please get in touch if you’d like information about any of it

Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description.

I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.

I accept returns within 14 days if you’re not delighted with your purchase.

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