Bracelet - Glass, Gold 22 kt - Thewa technic - India

Description
Bracelet - Glass, Gold 22 kt - Thewa technic - India
Late 19th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

22 k yellow gold.
Weight: 44.6 g.
Bracelet made with the ancient and secret Mughal technique called Thewa from the Partabgarh region mid - 800s
Made with carved glass, filled with 24 kt gold.
Green enamel background.
On the back of two of the bracelet's segments, there are 2 (two) marks where welding has possibly been removed, but this does not compromise the integrity of the item.
Length: 18.5 cm, width: 3.3 cm.
Completely intact – Rare museum piece – Published in various books on the field.
Acid-tested gold
For more information: https://www.catawiki.com/stories/3193-thewa-work-a-secret-indian-jewellery-technique-10-04-2017

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Lot details
Object
Bracelet
Indigenous object name
Thewa technic
Region/ country
India
Material
Glass, Gold 22 kt
Period
Late 19th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Dimensions
18.5×3.3 cm
Weight
44.6 g
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