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Posted 2 years ago

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Can any one give me any information on this bracelet? I found this at my first estate sale. I paid $5 for it, at the time I knew nothing about Ivory still really do not. Matter fact did not know this was even Ivory. Just wanted to see if someone could guide me in the direction on how to find value on it.

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Misty

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  1. Luisa Luisa, 2 years ago
    I suppose if you looked into how bone/ivory ages, you might become a little more comfortable dating it. It looks handcrafted, the clear gem could be a number of different things. Looks like it would be silver, there are simple tests you can do to confirm that. Really cool piece!
  2. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Looks Indian. Could be bone. Good looking piece.
  3. urbanchick urbanchick, 2 years ago
    Thanks!! I'll do a litte bit more recearching and see what I find.

    Thanks,
    Misty
  4. TeresaD TeresaD, 2 years ago
    If you go here you can see what mine looks like they do look similar you can see what they said about mine it may help you a little

    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/32295-old-bracelet?in=user
  5. urbanchick urbanchick, 2 years ago
    TeresaD, thank you! Did you find anymore info on your bracelet or did you oil it? If so did it change the color?
    Thanks,
    Misty
  6. TeresaD TeresaD, 2 years ago
    No I did Not oil it not sure if I should take a chance I'm thinkin it's best to leave it as is I will let you know if I find out more information. Let me know if you find out any more ditional information as well }
  7. urbanchick urbanchick, 2 years ago
    I'm with ya....I dont think I will mess with it either. Have you found a value on yours, if so was it good??
  8. TeresaD TeresaD, 2 years ago
    I haven't yet but if I find out I will let you know If you get anything fill me in l
  9. urbanchick urbanchick, 2 years ago
    Thanks Teresa, I will
  10. TeresaD TeresaD, 2 years ago
    I was looking around anne came across these there are a few more I didn't see any with a clear stone



    http://www.ebay.com/itm/antique-hinge-faux-ivory-lapis-lazuli-bangle-bracelet-vintage-silver-dowry-india-/200676596035?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2eb941d943#ht_500wt_689


    http://www.ebay.com/itm/vintage-1970s-faux-ivory-hinge-bangle-bracelet-old-stock-silver-heavy-chunky-new-/200676614517?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2eb9422175#ht_500wt_689
  11. urbanchick urbanchick, 2 years ago
    Awesome!! Thanks again for your help
  12. sisterchef, 3 months ago
    I know it has been a while since you first posted about your bracelet. I found one, in a junk shop, that is very similar. I believe the original stone in yours was replaced. The silver on mine is ornate and the stone is lapis. It is heavily stained on the inside with what I assume is body oil..from many years of wear. The markings on the band appear very similar with the exception that mine is solid on the inside and carved into two bands on the outside. Have you obtained any additional information about your bracelet? Where is might have been made? Did you confirm that it is ivory? Thank you. I love my bracelet and I do believe yours must be similar in origin.

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