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1950s Diamond Platinum Bracelet
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Midcentury 16.00 carats diamond and platinum bracelet circa 1950. The articulated design centers upon a larger marquise-shaped diamond framed by scrolling motifs, connectors and elon...
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1950s Modernist Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Platinum

Alexander 6.20 Carat Diamond Cuban Link Bracelet 18 Karat Rose Gold
Located in BEVERLY HILLS, CA
Modern diamond cuban link bracelet. By Alexander of Beverly Hills. 1043 round brilliant diamonds, 6.20 carats total. Approximately G/H color and SI clarity. 18k rose gold. Accommodat...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

18 Karat White Gold and Diamond Bracelet with 15.18 Carat Oval Iolite
Located in New York, NY
18 karat white gold bracelet set with 5 oval Iolite stones. Each oval stone is set in a bezel of round brilliant Diamonds.. Alternating between the Iolites are round links with the s...
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Early 2000s Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Iolite, 18k Gold, White Gold

Walters Faith 18K Rose Gold Chain Link Bracelet with All Diamond Lobster Clasp
Located in New York, NY
Walters Faith's Clive Collection 18K Rose Gold Chain Link Bracelet with All Diamond Lobster Clasp. 1.2 Diamond Carat Weight. Bracelet has 10 double links, fitting a 6.5" wrist, appro...
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2010s Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Rose Gold, 18k Gold

4.81 Carats Diamonds, 18 Karat White Gold Bracelet
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). Elegant bracelet in 18 karat white...
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Early 2000s Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Emeralds, Diamonds, 18 Karat White Gold Modern Bracelet
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). Amazing modern bracelet in 18 kara...
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Early 2000s Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Emerald, White Gold, 18k Gold

Fancy Shape Diamond Platinum Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
This elegant diamond and platinum bracelet features graduated size marquise and elongated emerald-cut diamonds accentuated by round brilliant diamonds with a baguette-set clasp. This...
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Mid-20th Century Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Platinum

Bulgari Yellow Gold Sapphire Diamond Chain Bracelet
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
An 18 karat yellow gold, sapphire and diamond Bulgari bracelet. Designed as a curb link chain, centering an oval plaque, set with pave and baguette cut diamonds. A round cabochon sa...
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1970s Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Charles Holl French Art Deco Emerald, Diamond and Platinum Bracelet, Circa 1935
Located in London, GB
A fine, late Art Deco, French, emerald and diamond bracelet, by Charles Holl, set with six, invisibly set, rectangular, step-cut emeralds, with round brilliant-cut diamonds, set in a...
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1930s Art Deco Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Emerald, Diamond, 10k Gold, Platinum

Boucheron Serpent Boheme Diamond Necklace & Bracelet in 18k Gold
Located in Dallas, TX
Splendid Boucheron Serpent Boheme necklace and bracelet combination crafted in 18 karat yellow gold and featuring approximately 9 carats of sparkling pave-set diamonds. A wonderfully...
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Late 20th Century Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18 Karat White Gold Diamond Millgrain Bracelet
Located in Great Neck, NY
This 18 karat white gold bracelet uses a millgrain technique to add special detail to each of the 52 round VS2, G color diamonds. The 6.9 grams of gold expertly circle and enhance th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Georgios Collections 18 Karat White Gold and Black Brown White Diamond Bracelet
Located in Astoria, NY
S.Georgios designer Greek Key bracelet in solid white gold 18 karats and all hand made with diamonds forming the Greek Key design, the symbol of eternal life. The stunning Bracelet i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Blue Diamond, Yellow Diamond, Diamond, Pink Diamond, White Diamond, Blac...

5.76 Carat Round Blue Sapphire and 3.54 Carat Diamond Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
This bracelet features 13 round blue sapphires, each inside a halo of round white diamonds. The total sapphire weight is 5.76 carats. The total diamond weight is 3.54 carats. This br...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Meister Modernist Sapphire and Diamond Set Bracelet
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1960s, 18k, by Emil Meister, Zurich, Switzerland. Set with an incredible 12.0 carats of sublime blue sapphires and 8.0 carats of brilliant white diamonds (G color, VS clarity...
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1960s Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Blue Sapphire, Diamond, Sapphire, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

.925 Sterling Silver 1/4 Carat Round Diamond Double Row S-Link Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
This striking link bracelet glistens with a double row of round cut diamonds set between S shaped links. Made in sterling silver, this design features 1/4ct TDW of diamonds. A box wi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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White Diamond, Diamond, Sterling Silver

Stunning Diamond and Emerald Art Deco Bracelet in Platinum 950
Located in Lucerne, CH
This unique Art Deco bracelet in platinum 950 captivates with its elegance and balanced design. The geometrically strict shape alternates with curved lines and variations of the nave...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

18 Karat White Gold Diamond Link Bracelet
Located in Monte-Carlo, MC
18K white gold bracelet is from our Timeless collection. This delicate bracelet is made of beautiful natural white diamonds 0.44 Carat. Total metal weight is 5.9 gr . The bracelet is...
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2010s Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Graff Sapphire Diamond Bracelet in 18 Karat Gold with Certificate & Box 'As New'
Located in Dallas, TX
Exceptional Graff bracelet of dazzling medallion design and showcasing 11.65 carats of finest white diamonds (approximately E to G color, VVS to VS clarity) and 10.93 carats of richl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Fine Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Bracelet
Located in London, GB
A fine Art Deco emerald and diamond bracelet, the twenty eight openwork panels of geometric design set calibre-cut emeralds weighing approximately a total of 1.20 carat and old cut d...
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1920s Art Deco Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

0.60 Carat Round Diamonds Bracelets Gold Chain Bracelets Diamond Gold Bracelet
Located in Herzliya, IL
An amazing Tag Bracelet paved with Round Diamonds weighing 0.60 carats, hanging on a Chain Bracelet The Clasp Necklace have several links to adjust the size on the wrist. The Bracele...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, White Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

0.14 Carat Diamond Moon and Star Charms Cable Chain Bracelet - Shlomit Rogel
Located in Ramatgan, IL
0.14 Carat Diamond Moon and Star Charms Cable Chain Bracelet - Shlomit Rogel - Make a Wish Collection Shine bright in this stand-out bracelet! Crafted from 14k yellow gold, this lus...
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2010s Art Deco Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, White Diamond, Gold, Yellow Gold, 14k Gold

Di Modolo Diamond Link Bracelet 18 Karat Yellow Gold Italy
Located in New York, NY
Stamped Di Modolo, this bracelet features one round diamond link extended on high polish multi links, weighing 41 grams. Made in Italy. Super Chic!
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2010s Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Rubies, Diamonds, White Gold Link Bracelet
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
shipping policy: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). For any inquiries, please contact...
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1980s Retro Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Ruby, 9k Gold, White Gold

0.60 Carat GVS Round Diamonds Pave Bracelet /Chain Bracelet 18K White Gold
Located in Herzliya, IL
An amazing Tag Bracelet paved with diamonds weighing 0.60 carats, hanging on a chain bracelet. Clasp with several links to adjust the size on the wrist. The Diamonds are GVS qualitie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Pink Diamond, Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

14 Karat Yellow Gold Paperclip Diamond Initial "L" Link Chain Bracelet
Located in Great neck, NY
This is an adorable Initial Letter Bracelet crafted of 14k Yellow Gold with approximately 0.05 ct. Round Sparkly Diamonds. Diamond Color and Clarity GH-SI1-SI2. Comes on an 7" Baby-R...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

18k Yellow Gold Bracelet with SVI F Color Diamonds
Located in Hong Kong, HK
18K Yellow Gold Bracelet with SVI F color Diamonds 18KY 15.11gm 186 Round Diamonds - 0.79 cts Amazing touch to any outfit!
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Two Row Emerald and Diamond Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
An elegant bracelet with a pop of color. 9.37 carats of fine quality cushion cut emeralds. 6.72 carats of white marquise and round diamonds. 18k white gold 6.75 inch length, h...
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21st Century and Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold

Walters Faith 18K Rose Gold All Diamond Jumbo Chain Link Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Walters Faith's Saxon Collection 18K Rose Gold All Diamond Jumbo Chain Link Bracelet. 16 Diamond Carat Weight. Bracelet is 6.5" L (11 total links). Links are solid, not hollow. Ple...
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2010s Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Rose Gold, 18k Gold

Cellini 18 Karat Yellow Gold 50.70 Carat Semi Precious Butterfly Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Brighten your day with this colorful semi precious stone bracelet. Eight sections set with lemon quartz, blue topaz, iolite amethyst, pink tourmaline, citrine, peridot and garnet. Th...
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Early 2000s Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Amethyst, Citrine, Diamond, Garnet, Iolite, Multi-gemstone, Peridot, Qua...

18 Karat White Gold Diamond Men's Bracelet
Located in Mumbai, IN
18 Karat White Gold Diamond Mens Bracelet Elegant & light weight, this handcrafted bracelet set in 18 Karat white gold and studded with round and baguette diamonds is made for the d...
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2010s Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

18 Karat Yellow/White Gold 5.91 Carat Pave Diamond Double Crescent Link Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Designed for Cellini. The centerpiece of this lovely bracelet is the two interlocking pave diamond set crescent moons .The pattern continues with the hi polished yellow gold interloc...
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2010s Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

14 Karat Yellow Gold Emerald and Diamond Link Straight Line Bracelet
Located in Lexington, KY
This is a gorgeous mid-century bracelet featuring a stunning selection of emeralds and diamonds in a classic straight line look! The combination of warm yellow gold, rich green emera...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Emerald, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Doris Panos 1.00 Carat Diamond Yellow Gold Link Bracelet
Located in Stamford, CT
Authentic solid 18k yellow gold Doris Panos hinged link bracelet with 1.00 carat of fine full cut diamonds. Built in catch with under side safety. 7 inches. 70 round brilliant cut ...
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Late 20th Century Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18K Yellow and White Gold Diamonds Link Modern Bracelet in Florentine Finish
Located in Hong Kong, HK
18K YELLOW AND WHITE GOLD DIAMONDS BANGLE in Florentine Finish 59 ROUND DIAMONDS - 0.24cts 18 KWY - 14.25gm Size 48x58 MM This item is currently in making. The lead time is 4-8 wee...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

34 Carat Blue Sapphire and Diamond Link Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
This bracelet features emerald cut blue sapphires spaced by diamond encrusted links set in 18k white gold. Blue sapphires weigh 34 carats total. Diamonds weigh 1.26 carats total. 7....
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21st Century and Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Star Shape Diamond Charm Yellow Gold-Plated Silver Paper Clip Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Sterling Silver paper clip link bracelet Star shape with genuine diamond charm Lobster claw clasp One diamond weighing 0.02 carat Bracelet seven inches long New bracelet Yellow g...
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2010s Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Silver, Gold Plate, Yellow Gold, Sterling Silver

1980s 14 Karat Yellow Gold Link and Diamond Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
The bracelet is finely crafted in 14k yellow gold with diamonds weighing approximately a total of 1.20 carat. Unisex braeclet Circa 1980
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1980s Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Yellow Gold

Vintage 18 Karat White Gold Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet
Located in Washington Depot, CT
Vintage 18 Karat White Gold Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet- This stunning bracelet features five oval sapphires* (7 mm x 5 mm each) and 20 round brilliant cut diamonds set in beautif...
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20th Century Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Sapphire, White Gold

Coral, Diamonds, 9 Karat Rose Gold and Silver Squirrel Bracelet
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). Particular bracelet in 9k rose go...
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1970s Retro Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Coral, Diamond, 9k Gold, Rose Gold, Silver

18 Karat White Gold Tennis Bracelet with 55 Round Diamonds 5.40 Carat
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is very beautiful 18k white gold custom made tennis bracelet with 55 round diamonds color F-G and clarity VS2-SI1 weighing 5.40cts. very fine quality diamonds, bracelet measures...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

14 Karat Yellow Gold Ruby and Diamond Rope Bracelet, 17.3 Grams
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
14kt Yellow Gold Ruby and Diamond Rope Bracelet, 17.3 grams, 7 inches long, 7 - 3mm Rubies, 6 - 2mm Diamonds, 8.3 mm wide, Push-In Clasp, figure 8 safety. This bracelet is in good c...
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1980s Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Ruby, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

6.08 Carat Natural Round Diamonds S Link Bracelet 14 Karat
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Style "S" Tennis Bracelet 6.08ct. natural diamonds. Rounds, Full cut brilliants I-J colors I-1 clarity. 14kt. yellow gold 17.2 Grams. 7.5 Inches long 5.7mm wide Appra...
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2010s Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

10K Yellow Gold 2.00 Carat Round-Cut Diamond 4 Leaf Clover Link Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
You will love this nature inspired link bracelet. Each flower link is inlaid with 5 glimmering round cut diamonds. This bracelet holds 2ct TDW of diamonds and is crafted in 10k yello...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, White Diamond, Yellow Gold

Retro Blue Sapphires Diamonds Gold Bracelet
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
shipping policy: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). For any inquiries, please contact t...
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Late 20th Century Retro Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Blue Sapphire, 14k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

6.33 Carat Oval Emerald Bracelet with Diamonds 18 Karat in Stock
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Material: 18k White gold Gemstone details: Approx. 6.33ctw of oval cut emeralds Diamond details: Approx. 0.55ctw of round cut diamonds. Diamonds are G/H in color and VS in clarity Cl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, White Gold

18K Yellow and White Gold Diamonds Bangle Modern Bracelet in Florentine Finish
Located in Hong Kong, HK
18K 750 YELLOW AND WHITE GOLD DIAMONDS BANGLE 89 Round Diamonds 18KWY - 21.98 gm SIZE 43X54MM, 2.09 x 1.69 inches This unique piece is made using the Florentine exquisite technique...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

18k Rose Gold Pave Round Diamond Rectangle Bar Adjustable Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Chic yet stylish, this bracelet features a sleek rectangular bar sparkling with pave set 38 round cut diamonds. This bracelet is showcased with exceptional quality diamonds with a co...
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21st Century and Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

Antique Deco Diamond Sapphire Bracelet Platinum 18 Karat Gold Fine Jewelry
Located in Torrance, CA
Stylish and elegant vintage Art Deco era bracelet (circa 1920s to 1930s) crafted in 18k white gold & 900 platinum. Old mine cut diamonds graduate in size from 0.05 to 0.08 carats, ...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, White Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum, 18k Gold, White Gold

Handcrafted Vintage Bracelet, Diamonds, Amethysts, Topazes, 14 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
shipping policy: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). For any inquiries, please contact...
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1970s Retro Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Amethyst, Diamond, Topaz

Diamonds Emeralds Sapphires and Orange Coral Flower, Rose Gold Retrò Bracelet
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
shipping policy: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). For any inquiries, please contact...
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Mid-20th Century Retro Diamond Link Bracelets

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Coral, Emerald, Sapphire, Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold

David Webb White Enamel Large Link Diamond Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Circa 1975, chucky link bracelet by David Webb is so timelessly designed that it looks perfectly current and stylishly modern. Classic yet very fashion forward, the oversized 18K yel...
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20th Century Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Enamel

1950s Vintage 1.80 Carat Emerald and 2.86 Carat Diamond White Gold Bracelet
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A stunning vintage 1950s 1.80 carat emerald and 2.86 carat diamond, 18 karat white gold bracelet; part of our diverse vintage jewelry and estate jewelry collections. This stunning, ...
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1950s Vintage Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Emerald, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

63.29 Carat Freshwater Baroque Pearl Diamond Filigree 18kt Yellow Gold Bracelet
Located in Jaipur, Jaipur
63.29ct baroque pearls make such a simple but fashionable bracelet. Further decorated with 18kt gold and 0.75ct diamonds filigree balls and baroque gold lock, this is 'haute-couture...
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21st Century and Contemporary Baroque Diamond Link Bracelets

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White Diamond, Freshwater Pearl, Diamond, Pearl, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

14 Karat White Gold Diamonds "S" Link Tennis Bracelet
Located in Los Angeles, CA
14k white gold diamonds "S" link tennis bracelet, containing 15 round full cut diamonds; color "G", clarity SI and weight .46pts.
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2010s Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 14k Gold

Piaget Possession Double Bandeau 18 Carat White Gold and Diamond Bracelet
Located in London, GB
Piaget double bandeau bracelet from their iconic 'Possession' Collection. This piece features two flexible cylinder link chains connected by a diamond set fold-over locking clasp set...
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Early 2000s Modern Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

GURHAN 24 Karat Hammered Yellow Gold and Diamond Amulet Link Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
GURHAN all-around 24 Karat hammered yellow gold Amulet bracelet featuring (13) 10mm round amulets and (24) brilliant white diamonds, 0.432cts., on hinged links. Adjustable length fro...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 22k Gold, 24k Gold, Yellow Gold

Beauvince Grape Vine Diamond Bracelet in White Gold
Located in New York, NY
The Grape Vine Diamond Bracelet is a delicate accessory that reflects a touch of nature. Total Diamond Weight: 1.09 ct Average Diamond Weight: 0.03 ct Diamond Color: G - H Diamond...
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2010s Contemporary Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, White Diamond, 14k Gold, White Gold

Walters Faith 18K Rose Gold Jumbo Curb Link and Single Diamond Link Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Walters Faith's Saxon Collection 18K Rose Gold Jumbo Curb Link and Single Diamond Link Bracelet. Bracelet measures 15mm wide and 6.5" Long. 0.63 total carat weight. Links are solid 1...
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2010s Diamond Link Bracelets

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

Antique and Vintage Diamond Jewelry and Watches

Diamonds and antique diamond jewelry are primarily associated with storybook engagements and red-carpet grand entrances — indeed, this ultra-cherished gemstone has a dramatic history on its hands.

From “Diamonds Are Forever” to “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend,” pop culture has ingrained in our minds that diamonds are the most desired, the most lasting and the most valuable gemstone. But what makes the diamond so special? Each stone — whether it’s rubies, sapphires or another stone — is unique and important in its own right. April babies might claim the stone for themselves, but just about everyone wants this kind of sparkle in their lives!

There are several factors that set diamonds apart from other stones, and these points are important to our gem education. Diamonds are minerals. They are made up of almost entirely of carbon (carbon comprises 99.95 percent; the remainder consists of various trace elements). Diamonds are the hardest gemstones, ranking number 10 on the Mohs Hardness Scale. Even its name, diamond, is rooted in the Greek adamas, or unconquerable. The only object that can scratch a diamond is another diamond. Diamonds are formed deep within the earth at very high temperatures (1,652–2,372 degrees Fahrenheit at depths between 90 and 120 miles beneath earth’s surface) and are carried up by volcanic activity. Diamonds are quite rare, according to the Gemological Institute of America, and only 30 percent of all the diamonds mined in the world are gem quality.

In the 1950s, the Gemological Institute of America developed the 4Cs grading system to classify diamonds: clarity, color, cut and carat weight. Not all diamonds are created equal (there are diamonds, and then there are diamonds). The value of the diamond depends on the clarity (flawless diamonds are very rare but a diamonds value decreases if there are many blemishes or inclusions), color (the less color the higher the grade, cut (how the diamond’s facets catch the light, certain cuts of diamonds show off the stone better than others) and carat weight (the bigger, the better). When you start shopping for a diamond engagement ring, always prioritize the cut, which plays the largest role in the diamond's beauty.

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