Antique Victorian Vulcanite and Jet cameo bangle, cuff bracelet

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A beautiful antique Victorian era, Vulcanite and Jet cameo bangle.

The bangle is made from vulcanite and is an open ended bangle designed to slip over the wrist.

The front is adorned with a carved jet cameo of a maiden with flowing hair and a bunch of grapes, possibly Amphictyonis, the Greek goddess of wine or a Roman bacchante, this cameo has great attention to detail and has been very well carved.

The Victorians enjoyed portraying both Roman and Greek gods, goddesses and deities in jewellery and on cameos in particular.

The vulcanite has turned a mottled green / brown with age as is quite common on old vulcanite pieces.

A truly different and beautiful piece of Victorian jewellery, English make, c1880s

Approx measurements:
7.5" max total length
2" width at the widest point

Weighs approx 23.59 grams

Condition:
Fair used condition overall, some wear commensurate with age, Vulcanite has mottled with age.

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