*Frascarolo 1960 Italy Fenix bird bracelet in 18 kt yellow gold with enamel and 2.32 Cts in diamonds
Gorgeous jeweled bracelet designed by Frascarolo (1928-1976).
A fantastic highly sculptured bracelet cuff from the bestiary collection, created by the famed Italian jeweler and designer, Pierino Frascarolo. This intricate flexible bracelet depict the whimsical figure of a mythological animal, similar to a kind of Fenix bird raising from the flames.
This rare piece was crafted around the 1960's in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with accents in white gold for the diamonds settings. Is suited with two sections of hinges and a double push clasp lock for security,
The entire body is decorated, with applications of red and black hot enamels.
Mounted, with a pave setting of 58 European round brilliant cuts diamonds, 2.32 carats, F/G color, VS-2 clarity and the eyes are bezel set with a pair of round brilliants cuts of natural Colombian green emeralds (0.04 Ctw).
Have a total weight of 79.3 grams and fit a wrist up to 7 inches (18 Cm). The width measure is 18 mm.
Stamped in a plaque under the head, with the Italian hallmarks; the maker's mark for Frascarolo. the assay hallmarks and signed, "MODELE DEPOSE F.C. MADE IN ITALY .750 18 KT *AL47".
Pierino Frascarolo, was born in 1928 in Milan Italy. He began his career as an apprentice with the Fratelli Lunati company. Subsequently, he founded his own firm with the partnership of Aldo Lenti. In 1948, he moved his jewelry factory to Corso Matteotti. He is well-known for his enamel and gold animals created throughout the 1960s. Later, Lenti and Frascarolo separated and the latter formed Frascarolo & co. in New York city with Mr. Adriano Gugliada. Frascarolo died in Valenza in July 1976 at the young age of just forty-eight.
Note: Frascarolo is considered by many, the David Webb from Italy. His jewelry with beasts and wild animals in enamel are wanted and considered as highly collectible pieces.
It is in pristine perfect condition, with no chips, repairs or cracks at the enamels.
INVENTORY REF: B0000TREN/1.264