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1920sGolden ArrowUpper Arm Bracelet

The upper arm bracelet has been worn for millennia. They adorned the arms of the ancient Greeks and the Vikings (among others) to denote wealth and status. Later armbands - usually made of cloth and were worn to signify military rank or to indicate that the wearer was in mourning. This edgy version of the ancient style dates to the 1920s and is purely an aesthetic statement. The hollow bracelet features the point and feathers of an arrow. When worn on the upper arm, the arrow appears to pierce the flesh.


  • Materials

    9k yellow gold

  • Age

    c 1920

  • Condition

    Excellent - minor scuffs and scratches commensurate with age and use

  • Size

    9 1/4" inner circumference

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