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Bangle bracelet

This is a revivalist style bangle with a horseshoe at the center set with seven rose-cut diamonds and a pierced gallery.


Ex-collection gemologist Mona Nesseth, CA; gift from Nesseth to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Mona Lee Nesseth

American, about 1900


Overall: 5.1 x 6.4 x 1.6 cm (2 x 2 1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold and diamond


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets