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Early Victorian Scottish Agate Bracelet



A stunning and uncommon early Victorian (circa 1850s) bracelet was hand-crafted in silver and features eight hand-carved and polished agate gemstones. Among the different varieties of agate in the bracelet are Scottish Montrose agate, moss agate, carnelian, dendrite agate, and bloodstone. Each stone was hand-carved and polished and measures approximately 22mmx 9mm. The faces of each stone are slightly domed while the backs are polished flat and smooth. Each agate has been painstakingly drilled to accommodate the handmade silver chain. The glasp is also handmade, of course, and features a foliate flourish. The safety chain is a unique and handmade chain and is original to the bracelet. One of the stones wears a sterling band. This would be an old repair and it would also be the reason I bought this bracelet. I love well-done old repairs. They show such reverence. I happen to know through a very reliable source that HRH The Prince of Wales has his fine suits mended as need be instead of merely replaced. We throw away too many fine things. We don't mend enough. Bracelets such as this became popular in the middle of the 19th Century, which is when this bracelet was created so it is an early example and that makes it both important and rare. I cannot tell you how many Scottish agate bracelets I have seen with replacement parts, huge chips, cracks or other damage. To find one that is unspoiled and original right down to the safety chain is a rare thing indeed. The bracelet measures just under 7 inches in length.


  • Metal
  • Stone
  • Stone Cut
  • Weight
    20.11 g
  • Style
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950
  • Condition
    Repaired: There is an old repair in the form of a band of silver around one agate stone. The repair was a success and the bracelet is sturdy. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Southbury, CT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1589110906572

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    Ships From: Southbury, CT
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