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Ethnic Chinese Silver Bracelets

Last December when I wrote about the Chinese Ethnic Silver Necklaces, there wasn’t enough space to talk about these bracelets. So these photos were put aside for another time… and time goes by so quickly!

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While the large necklaces (over 18″ in diameter) are very dramatic… these bracelets have their own unique character… the ruggedness of the exterior balanced by the smooth symmetry and precision of the patterns in the interior…

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…quite a contrast!

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One Comment

  1. Little Lotus
    Posted August 24, 2009 at 6:00 pm | Permalink

    I have stumbled across your blog today. I was looking for chinese jewelry, as i am going their in a week and was seeing what i might find over there.
    Your blog is wonderful, i am in love with the craftsmanship i see in these pieces.
    Thank you so much for sharing

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