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Bracelet, late 1920s

This is a bracelet.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Neil Lane Collection as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated late 1920s. Its medium is rubies, diamonds, platinum.

Formed of links, each with baguette-cut diamonds, this bracelet alternates clusters of rubies between contrasting diamonds, emphasizing color in a way typical of French work of the mid- to late 1920s.

It is credited Neil Lane Collection.

  • Necklace, 1929
  • platinum, carved rubies, diamonds.
  • The Adrien Labi Collection.
  • 3.2017.1

Our curators have highlighted 6 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Brooch, 1924
  • diamonds, rubies, emeralds, onyx, and platinum.
  • Private Collection.
  • 41.2016.8
  • Bracelet, ca. 1920
  • platinum, diamonds, emerald-cut ruby, ruby beads.
  • Neil Lane Collection.
  • 59.2016.9
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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 17.8 × 2.5 × 0.4 cm (7 in. × 1 in. × 3/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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