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Add To CartModernist 1960s Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet 104.8g

$ 289.00
RHUMBA! ®

Modernist sterling silver cuff bracelet is from my personal collection. I purchased it at Carson, Pirie, Scott on State Street in Chicago at a time when different department stores each had their own style and different merchandise from far flung designers and artists. Buyers traveled the world to bring unique merchandise to their customers that other stores didn't have have and they all competed against one another giving buyers a great deal of choice. In the late 1960s, I was studying Art in college and "found object" sculptures were very much the current artistic taste, especially when they reflected the industrialism of the day. I saw this bracelet and had to have it. It has a powerfully primitive strength expressed in an industrial modernist architecture. There is a 2 x 5/16" rectangle with curved corners mounted on the cuff with varying sizes of silver balls, one appearing to slide down a thick round bar. There are square and round bars jutting upward and a thick, open tube soldered perpendicular to the rectangle with thick and heavy round wire encircling and raised with curves that unify the design in a wonderful way that hearkens to many of beloved modern artists of the day and now like Calder and Miro. There is so much going on in this bracelet's design that I think you will never tire of looking at it. It is heavy, 104.8 grams of 9.25 sterling silver (tested). It measures approimately 1-1/4" wide and has an open section of about 1-1/4" wide although that could be altered by a jeweler, if necessary. The bracelet is in Very Good/Excellent Condition, slightly a bit out of the oval from bending it slightly to snug it up to my wrist as you will no doubt do yourself. Hand-wrought and apparently one-of-a-kind, this monumental Modernist sterling silver bracelet is a remarkable example. (#45913-ModernistBrc)

Color: Silver
Date: Late 1960s
Size: 1-1/4" Wide
Quantity: One
Item # 45913

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RHUMBA! ®
Po Box 148186
Chicago, Illinois 60614-8186
(773) 929-9007
Adon13@aol.com

 

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