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Chinese Silver and Wood Bracelets

Another interesting design by #23 …These two bracelets were also made by the same designer as the pieces in my last blog. Again the construction of the bracelets is very different.

[ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP (Bob) Birt ]

High grade silver (tests 900) and carved teak …with a clasp at the center front …one has two silver dragons …the other four silver coy fish. It is not unusual to find Chinese bamboo bracelets but theses are the only Chinese teak bracelets that I have seen.

Many of the Chinese bracelets that we see were produced by a workshop that included a silversmith, an enameller and a carver.

The pieces made by #23 always suggest the work of an artist – looking for new forms of expression… jewelry as an art form.

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2 Comments

  1. joyce catanzaro
    Posted October 1, 2011 at 9:33 am | Permalink

    my mother has a bracelet bought in china in 1944 with the same design in the teak. do the sculpters all copy the same design?

  2. Susan
    Posted October 1, 2011 at 10:46 am | Permalink

    Do you know if the mark is the same?

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