Victorian Lapis & Diamond Gold Bangle

Victorian era bangle made in Austria in the middle of the 19th century. Large lapis stone surrounded by many bright Rose Cut Diamonds. We have named this piece the 'Galaxy Bracelet' as the design looks like the night sky ringed with sparkling stars.

By the 1850s bracelets had become an indispensable accessory.  Up to seven or eight of differing design might be worn between the wrist and elbow on both arms. Alternatively they could be worn in pairs and even over gloves. The 18k yellow gold has developed a beautiful patina over the last 150 years. Austrian Hallmarks.
Generous in size relative to most Victorian Era bracelets. Measures 7" in circumference.