Charles Horner 1940s Buckle Bracelet
STUNNING IN SILVER
STORY: Charles Horner was reknown for producing high quality jewellery in the Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. This buckle bracelet is exceptionally sought after as it was hallmarked in Chester, England. This assay office closed a long time ago making jewellery with these hallmarks collector items today.
Aside from its collectors value, it is an absolutely stunning piece of craftmanship. The bracelet is fashioned in Horner's famous buckle design with beautiful engraved scrolling foliage patterns. The buckle is actually the closure, with four different settings allowing this bracelet to fit most wrist sizes. The silver belt loop slides over the tongue securing the setting.
HOW TO WEAR: This bracelet is great for everyday wear however one must be careful to take off during any physical activity or when using any harsh chemicals as this can destroy the metal.
Condition: In excellent antique condition. There are some minor surface scratches which is to be expected for a bracelet which is 80 years old. The closure is still strong and there is no wear to the engraved design. Hallmarks are also fully visible.
Era: Art Deco - 1946
Measurements: Bracelet measures 6.2cm at its widest setting. Bracelet band is 2cm wide
Fully hallmarked - C.H. for Charles Horner - the lion passant for sterling silver - the three sheaves of wheat for the Chester assay office - date mark for 1946.
Materials: Sterling Silver