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1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet (on white background)
1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet (detail)
1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet (side view)
1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet (backside)
1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet (on black background)
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1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet

1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet (on white background)
1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet (detail)
1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet (side view)
1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet (backside)
1870s Micromosaic Scarab Bracelet (on black background)
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An exceptional Victorian era Grand Tour souvenir of Venice. Stylishly designed with patterned cobalt blue enamel over silver, and centering on an intricately inlaid glass micromosaic of a scarab beetle. The words "ricordo di venezia" (memories of Venice) surround the micromosaic. Well preserved, all original, and exceedingly rare to find.

Materials

Glass Mosaic, Brass, Enamel and Sterling Silver

Date

1860-80s

Condition

Good. Minor enamel losses.

Size

Inside Dimensions: 2-3/8 x 1-3/4 Inches
Top: 35 x 30mm