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Book about large D cuff bead history
1930. Condition: Acceptable. used. Available is his lovely, intricately designed floral tapestry sterling cuff bracelet, marked DANECRAFT STERLING, that is quite unlike most of the Danecraft patterns with it's unusually large width and its unique pattern. There is pattern relief but the pattern is barely raised from the base unlike most Danecrafts, probably because it covers such a wide area. This bracelet's high quality and that it is at least late vintage is indicated by its hefty weight of 44.6 grams. It is 6 inches long end to end and can be expanded as needed. It is 1 inch in height, 2 by 1 3/4 inches in diameter. As with most fine things we buy, condition is essential. This bracelet appears to be in excellent condition as it has no signs of wear apart from the interior marks that every vintage sterling bangle has and has no manufacturing flaws. The tarnishing accents the pattern but polishing should make it bright and shiny if you really wish to do that; it would diminish the pattern significantly. History of Danecraft Per his niece, Heidi Felch Bennett, in a recent report to me directly, James Felch originated the Felch & Co. Jewelry Company in the late 1930's and chose Danecraft as his product name. Danecraft costume jewelry designs in sterling silver and vermeil (gold-plated sterling) became known for their high quality. They were often dimensional with intricate depictions of nature's beauty or an Art Nouveau or Art Deco influence. According to the Reference Services Dept. of the Providence, RI, Public Library, the first mention of Felch & Co. in a Providence City … [Click Below for Full Description]
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