1940s German Vintage Copper Bracelet RARE Big Shell Design #11816
This vintage 1940s copper bracelet is a very uncommon super sensational design! It is solid, heavy, old German copper. It is not signed but Im very certain it is German copper which is a high quality type of copper not found anywhere else in the world.
The four cabs on this bracelet are large, spectacular, high domes that are replicas of seashells known as sea biscuits. The sea biscuits have raised polished copper ribs and the recessed areas have a beaded texture.
Each link on this bracelet is bigger than a US Silver dollar at 1 1/2" wide x 1 1/2" tall. The sea biscuits stand out front to back 1/2" high. The cabs are solderd tp concave copper disks so the design lays very nicely on the wrist. You can get a better idea of the size of the bracelet by viewing the photo of the bracelet on my wrist.
The bracelet is 7 1/2" long and has the original copper safety chain with spring clasp. The links that join the medallions, the copper fold over clasp, and the large jump ring are original.
This bracelet has been worn an admired but only shows light signs of age. The concave circles are polished copper with a clear Capron finish, and there are some small light scratches in the Capron clear coat. The sea biscuits have not been cleaned or polished and retain the original old copper patina.
The back of the bracelet has moderate signs of age including scratches and wear. There are no dings or greening or other serious imperfections. The bracelet is not signed - but you can see where there was once a little rectangular sticker on the back that probably just read something like Solid Copper or Genuine Copper.
A true gem for serious vintage copper jewelry collectors!
Comes gift wrapped and shipped in a new presentation jewelry box.