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Chinese Coral Silver Wedding Bangles

It was about ten years ago that I bought my first pair of antique Chinese silver wedding bangles...

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11-04-17 Chinese Silver and Coral Wedding Bangle Set

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and it was the subject of one of my very first posts... The Dragon and Pearl Set. Over the years I have owned many wedding bracelets but that first pair was always my favorite... until now...

A matched pair of silver, enamel and coral 'Dragon and Pearl' wedding bangles appeared ... the only pair of this type that I have ever seen. They are the kind of gift that only a wealthy Mandarin could afford ...about 150 years ago.

When I look at them, I like to imagine the smile of that bride when she first saw her treasure!

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