Petersburg by Samuel Arndt who was currently supplying Faberge with jewelry. Late 19th to early 20th century. Measurements: Weight is 43.6 grams.Width is 2cm (a little over 1 3/4inches). Outer circumference is 7 3/4 inches (19.5cm) - slightly less on inside. The top, visible half with raised lettering in moulded gold and diamonds with poetic message in Cyrillic that translates to "The Lord is my Hope".
Beautifully made and very elegant. The maker was a supplier to Faberge and the bangle reflects the ultimate quality and delicacy of the name. Hinge on one side and tongue-in-groove clasp. Also has a gold safety chain for additional security. A native Russian speaker/reader, told me that at least one of the letters of the raised phrase has not been used in the Russian alphabet for over 100 years.
He was quite excited to come across this old form of Russian. Marks and Metal: Tongue of clasp marked 56 for 14k gold, City mark for St. Petersburg and SA for maker, SA for Samuel Arnd(t) 1812 onwards in St.
See book Beyond Faberge for biographical information. This is reflected in the quality and elegance of the bangle - the beautiful script and poetic message are moving and romantic. Condition: Good with minor wear commensurate with age. Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer. We are reliable as our record shows, and we guarrantee everything we sell.Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers. We would appreciate it if you notify us in advance, and explain the reason for the return. Please pack carefully to ensure the item reaches us in the same condition it left here and don't forget to insure and track properly. Since we are obliged to use? Please check with your country? This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Bracelets & Charms".
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