*Burle Marx 1970 Brazil rare massive geometric bracelet in 18 kt yellow gold with 66.56 Cts in blue topaz
An oversized geometric bracelet designed by Burle Marx (1911-1991).
Very rare vintage piece, created in Brazil during the modernism period, circa early 1970. This unique piece was made by the artist-jeweler Haroldo Burle Marx. with multiple geometrics elements individually crafted in solid yellow gold of 18 karats. The top parts of the links, are finished with the characteristic Marx's Florentine patterns and is suited with a boxed push lock and a hinged figure 8 for extra security.
The main focus elements are two bezels, mounted with big gemstones, they are 2 oval shaped cuts of deep London blue topaz (20 by 28 by 15 mm AND 10 by 14 by 6 mm) with a combined total weight of 66.56 carats.
The gross weight of this bracelet is 81.95 grams and fit a wrist up to 6 inches.
Stamped, with the Burle Marx maker's mark BM, the gold assay hallmark and signed, "BURLE MARX 18 KT BRAZIL GB 792".
Burle Marx pieces have an obvious collaboration between three big names of the Brazilian arts; Haroldo Burle Marx (1911-1991) the designer and jeweler with galleries in brazil and Washington DC., Bruno Guidi the master chief goldsmith and lead designer of Burle Marx and finally Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994), Haroldo's brother, designer and a landscape architect.
Provenance: The Altomar collection Washington DC,, A private collection from New York. A private collection from Miami Florida.
It is in great condition with the aged rich patina intact.
INVENTORY REF: B0000TEST/1.969