Wrist ornaments such as bracelets and bangles have been some of the most popular forms of jewelry since prehistoric times. As a universal form of jewelry, these jewelry pieces have a charm that graces the arms in the most reminiscing way. Besides its obvious connotation, bracelets and bangles bring an instant fashionable twist to the ensemble. Discover the impressive collection of bracelets and bangles for sale at auction on Bidsquare in a range of antique jewelry designs, including women's silver, gold, and rose gold bracelets and bangles, and much more.
Bracelets & Bangles - A Brief History
The antique and vintage bracelets and bangles date back to 2600 BC, though the first written evidence of people wearing them was in Hebrew Scriptures. They were also commonly found in ancient Mauryan, Indian, Mayan, and Roman civilizations. Historically and culturally, both genders have been wearing bracelets and bangles singly or in multiples. Bracelets have been used to protect and decorate, in rituals, and as symbols of social status. In the old Egyptian period, these accessories were usually made up of bones and pebbles, and embroidered with jasper pendants, alabaster, turquoise, beads, and more. Presently, bracelets and bangles are available in rose gold, brass, gold, or sterling silver, and embellished with luxurious stones and enamels. In Indian culture, bangles are a part of wedding ornaments and are believed to bring good fortune and prosperity.
With gorgeousness embraced in every piece of the exquisitely designed bracelets and bangles on online auctions at Bidsquare to complement your unique style, these pieces tell a bling story worth flaunting. Bidsquare features online jewelry auctions from renowned auction houses providing the finest quality of craftsmanship and popular designer bracelets brand at a price range for every collector’s needs. Bracelets and bangles at auction vary in terms of their styles, such as Art Nouveau, Victorian, Renaissance, Art deco, Baroque, Louis XVI, and more. Some of the Vintage and antique style bracelets and bangles available online in the Jewelry auction featured at Bidsquare are designed by the finest designers such as Cartier, George Jensen, Lagos Caviar, Nicolas Cola, Martin Flyer, and more.
Quick Facts about Bracelets & Bangles
The word bracelet comes from the Greek word “brachile” meaning “of the arm”
- The word is derived from Hindi Bungri (glass).