A gold bracelet, bangle, or cuff is a luxurious adornment for the arm. Unlike gold-plated pieces or gold-filled costume jewelry, real gold bracelets combine the wealth of King Tut with the sex appeal of Cleopatra. In many cultures, gold bangles are the only way for a woman to keep an eye on the currency that belongs only to her.

By the 20th century, diamonds and gemstones were routinely set onto gold bracelets. Arts and Crafts bracelets used stones sparingly, while the gold in Art Deco bracelets was often obscured by the ice attached to them. After World War II, Mid-century Modern designer Jean Schlumberger created signature gold-and-enamel bangles for Tiffany’s, which were such favorites of Jacqueline Kennedy that people called them "Jackie bracelets."


Best of the Web (“Hall of Fame”)

Legendary Coins and Currency

Legendary Coins and Currency

This online exhibition from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is a great way to get an overview… [read review or visit site]



Other Great Reference Sites

Most watched eBay auctions    

Solid 14k Gold Oriental Green Jade BraceletLot Victorian Shell Lava Enamel Jet Silver Gold Cameo Brooch Bracelet IntaglioStunning 18k Yellow Gold & Diamond Apple Green Grade A Quality Jade BraceletFine Heavy Victorian Garnet 18ct Gold BraceletLarge Lot Victorian Antique Shell Silver Gold Cameo Brooch Necklace Bracelet1908 Old 9kt Gold Sapphire Diamond Bracelet Chester Slave Bangle Art NouveauSolid 9ct White Gold & Jade Oriental Bracelet , 7.5" Long, 10.6 GramsEdwardian Etruscan Victorian 1.10ct Tourmaline Onyx 18k Gold Cable BraceletFine 14k Gold Turquoise & Amber Two Sided BraceletAntique Edwardian 9ct Gold Openwork Seed Pearl & Garnet Gemstone Bracelet Estate Classic Vintage 4ct Round Cut Diamond 14k Solid Gold Tennis Link BraceletFine Gold And Real Baltic Amber BraceletSolid 14k Oriental White Gold & 8mm Cultured Pearl Bracelet , 17.8 Grams, 7.5inAntique 14k Yellow Gold Italian Micro Mosaic Bracelet W/ Pantheon & Ruins No ResBeautiful French Antique Genuine Victorian Rose Gold Silver Bracelet Chain RealLagos Caviar Sterling Silver And 18 Karat Yellow Gold Citrine BraceletVintage 9ct Gold Ladies Double Link Charm BraceletLarge Lot Antique Victorian Gold Filled Agate Ruby Brooches Bracelets PendantEstate Vintage Retro 2ctw Red Ruby Diamond 18k Gold Swan Duck Bangle BraceletStunning Art Deco 13.5 Carat Alexandrite Heavy 14k Gold Bracelet Gorgeous 14k White Gold Grade A Quality Fine Imperial Jade & Diamond BraceletVintage Antique .43ct Diamond Sapphire 14k White Gold Art Deco Tennis Bracelet Fine Coral Bracelet With Gold Clasp1920's Deco 14k White Gold Platinum Filigree Diamond Emerald Bracelet Not Scrap$3,500 Retro 20ctw Flawless Synthetic Alexandrite 14k Rose Gold Bracelet 19.3g66gram Antique 100% Genuine Natural Coral Necklace Set Coral Bracelet 14k Gold Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Tennis Bracelet 14k Yellow & White Gold Natural14kt Yellow Gold 8” Bangle Polished Bracelet Italy Italian Gold 5.4grFine Green Turquoise And 7 Charm 18ct Gold Heavy BraceletEstate Vintage Retro Designer 6ct Red Ruby Diamond 14k Gold Tennis Link BraceletOld French Gold On Sterling Silver Filigree Cuff Bracelet Antique Swan BangleStunning Heavy Art Deco Design Ruby And Diamond 18ct Gold Bracelet$21500 Certified 14k White Gold 10ct Royal Blue Sapphire 1.50ct Diamond BraceletFine 4.5 Carat Blue Topaz Art Deco Design Gold Bracelet$17299 Victorian 14k Gold/925 36.86ctw Rose Cut H-i2 Diamond Bangle Bracelet 95g$3,700 Hiend 14k White Gold 2.25ctw H-si1 Genuine Diamond Tennis Bracelet 10.8gAntique Chinese Gold Over Solid Silver Vermeil Aventurine Fine Enamel Bracelet$3100 High End Natural Inlaid Australian Opal 14k Yellow Gold Bracelet 9.5g 7"lSolid 14k Gold Wide Double Link Charm Bracelet~heart Clasp~not Scrap~20.3 GramsArt Deco 1920s 9ct Rose Gold Bracelet Set With Square Mother Of Pearl InsertsBeautiful Vintage 14k Gold & Gems Slide Charm Bracelet New 1.25ct 14kt Solid Gold Natural White Diamond Baguette Tennis Bracelet RetroSuperb Rare Antique Vintage Gold & Diamond Bangle Bracelet 33 Natural Diamonds !Antique 9ct Gold Ladies Chain BraceletFine Victorian Garnet 18ct Gold 4 Strand Bracelet1.80 Ct Champagne Diamond Tennis Bracelet 14k Yellow Gold Round Brilliant CutNice Vintage Solid 14k Yellow Gold 7 1/4" Curb Link 6.5mm Bracelet - 10.3 GramsAntique 9ct Rose Gold Bracelet Necklace Clasp14k Yellow Gold 5 Ct Champagne Diamond Tennis Bracelet Vintage No ReserveAntique 9ct Rose Gold Ladies Chain Bracelet14kt Yellow Gold 3 Strand 8mm To 7mm Cultured Freshwater Pearl Knotted BraceletVintage Gold On Silver Diamond Ladies Bangle BraceletVintage 1950s Rolled Gold Snake Adjustable Elasticated Jointed BraceletCuff Bracelet .925 Sterling Silver And 14k Gold Bezel Onyx And Blue Topaz Antique Estate 1890's Victorian 14k Yellow Gold Bridal Bangle Enamel Bracelet!Lovely Edwardian 9ct Gold Double Curb Link Bracelet With HorseshoesEstate Lot 6 Antique Sterling Silver Gold Filled Enamel Bird Bangle BraceletsAntique Gold On Silver Horse Stirrup Buckle Design Bangle BraceletFancy Art Deco 10k Solid White Gold Filigree Sapphire Stone BraceletAntique Art Deco Platinum On 14k Gold Filigree Bracelet