Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger 18K Gold & Enamel Croisillon Bangle Bracelet

Offered here is an 18K gold and vitreous enamel bangle bracelet from Schlumberger Studios in France made for Tiffany & Co.
The bracelet is quite heavy and very well made with a hinge every 1/2 an inch or so.
The bracelet will fit a 6.5 inch wrist circumference when closed. This bracelet weighs 82 grams.

The color you see is a high temperature firing enamel. The enameling technique was perfected by French artisans hundreds of years ago.This is a very time consuming process. The gold is covered with an enamel in powder form and fired in the kiln at a temperature over 1300 degrees F.

These bracelets were first made in late 1950s and were favorite of Jackie Kennedy and many other high society women.

You can find the information about it’s designer Jean Schlumberger on the Internet. He worked for many years at Tiffany’s designing many beautiful pieces while there.

A very similar bracelet sold at Skinner auction this past December for $19,680!!

If you want to buy one from Tiffany store you will pay $30,000 plus tax!

http://www.tiffany.com/jewelry/bracelets/tiffany-co-schlumberger-croisillon-bracelet-25817974