An exceptional French-made Victorian era Egyptian Revival bangle bracelet showcasing a carved lapis lazuli scarab surrounded by rose cut diamond accents. Scarabs were a popular Egyptian motif in jewelry that often represented transformation, renewal, and rebirth. This particular scarab is carved beautifully with strong linear lines in the bright and vibrant indigo blue lapis. Rose cut diamonds are set around the scarab within a sunburst style setting. The wide bangle measures 0.75 inches wide with an interior measurement of 6.5 inches.
The tongue of the clasp is stamped with French hallmarks for 18K gold purity. Metal: 18K Yellow Gold (acid tested).
Lapis Lazuli: 18.2 mm long by 13.2 mm wide. Diamonds: Approximately 0.25 carats. Face of Bracelet: 1.2 inches long by 1 inches wide. Width of Bracelet: 0.75 inches.
Inner Measurement: 6.5 inches (will fit up to 6 inch wrist). Markings: French rhinoceros head and makers mark. Condition: In very good antique condition with some minor surface wear consistent with age.
The lapis has a few small chips and nibbles, but no cracks or any serious damage. We have lots of fun there and add videos, highlights, and showcase our newest acquisitions.
The item "French Victorian 18K Gold Carved Lapis Scarab and Diamond Bangle Bracelet" is in sale since Monday, March 29, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Bracelets". The seller is "vintagetreasuresforever" and is located in New York, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.