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Coral and diamond bracelet, Cartier, 1940s
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Coral and diamond bracelet, Cartier, 1940s
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Coral and diamond bracelet, Cartier, 1940s
Designed as an articulated line of variously sized coral beads spaced with floral motifs composed of single-cut diamonds, the top set with a row of smaller coral beads, and the bottom suspending a fringe of coral beads, length approximately 175mm, signed Cartier, numbered, one coral bead deficient.
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Literature

Cf.: Judy Rudoe, Cartier 1900-1939, British Museum, London, 1997, pg. 181, no. 103, for a similar bracelet set with pearls and diamonds, made to special order by English Works of Art for Cartier London in 1939.

Catalogue Note

The design of this bracelet is inspired by the Indian guluband, a fringed necklace worn during the marriage ceremony.

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