Middle Bronze Age gold twisted wire braceletJ6
A gold bracelet constructed using seven parallel finely twisted gold wires, soldered intermittently and attached to flat terminals at both ends.
North West Europe, Middle Bronze Age, possibly from Wales (British), c. 1500-1000 BC
7 cms maximum diameter and 0.7 cms wide, 12.5 grams
Minor mis-shaping to some of the wires otherwise intact and wearable
Ex. private collection, Chelsea, London; inherited by family descent and reputedly purchased in France between 1930-1950.
For a very similar bracelet discovered in Wales, please see: