Gubelin 1970 Swiss Brutalist Bracelet In 18Kt Gold With 9.72 Cts In Rubies And Tourmaline
A jeweled bracelet designed by Gubelin.
Gorgeous piece that defines the brutalist jewelry style of the European post-war period. This wonderful bracelet has been created in Switzerland by the house of Gubelin at the beginning of the decade of the 60's.
Is carefully crafted in solid yellow gold of 18 karats with multiples spiky geometric links connected by invisible pins. Is embellished with natural gemstones and suited with a Gubelin innovative cylinder pin lock that allows the effect of continuity in the piece.
The surface is mounted indiscriminately, with a seventy straights baguettes; 40 natural blue tourmaline (5.20 Carats) and 30 natural red rubies (4.52 Carats).
Have a total weight of 65.95 Grams and a length of 7 Inches (17.75 Cm).
The width measure is 25.4 mm (1 Inch).
Stamped, with Swiss assay hallmarks, the maker's mark, the serial numbers and signed, "GUBELIN .750 4OC6901-16".
The Gubelin house was founded in 1854 when Mauritz Breitschmid opened a watchmaker's shop on the Pfistergasse in Lucerne. a few years later, in 1861, Eduard Jakob Gübelin was born in eastern Switzerland. he subsequently moved to Lucerne and was apprenticed to the watchmaker Mauritz Breitschmid. The year 1886 marked a special occasion in the young watchmaker's life as Eduard Jakob Gübelin married bertha Sophia Breitschmid, the daughter of his old master. In the same year, the two men became business partners, managing the growing company together.
In the 1920s Gübelin opened its own jewelry atelier and at the same time set up a small gemological laboratory so that it could test – and be sure of the authenticity – of the stones its jewelers used. It also continued making and repairing fine watches for a discerning clientele, developing a reputation that soon reached throughout Europe and overseas.
Since 1854, the house of Gübelin has always been in the hands of the family and led by a family member throughout time the Gübelin family carefully nurtured its traditions. It kept the company’s core values alive and passed them on to the next generation which contributed to the success and growth of the swiss house.
Note: Brutalism is an artistic style which emerged during the 1950's in the United Kingdom, among the reconstruction projects of the post-war era. Brutalist buildings and art pieces, such this are characterized by minimalist constructions that showcase the bare building materials and the structural construction over decorative design. The style commonly makes use of exposed, unpainted, unfinished surfaces with out smooth finishes. Angular, geometric shapes and a predominantly monochrome colour palette.
Note: All gemstones are natural and not treated or heated.
This gorgeous bracelet is a cogent reminder that the most spectacular fashion often begins with art. Its transcendent post-modern motif, alternating between textured and polished gold, has a chic, sculptural look that tames the abstractionist aesthetic with energetic style and fresh vivid colors. This bracelet demonstrates the fine design and superior quality that Gubelin is renowned for. It is in perfect condition with no previous repairs or gemstones replacements.
Collateral: It is accompanied by a presentation jewelry box.
Condition: The overall condition of this bracelet is excellent. Beside the little normal wear, there is no damage to the gold. All the gemstones, are secured in the settings. This bracelet has been carefully inspected to guarantee the condition and authenticity.
INVENTORY REF: B0000EAEN/1.585