Hamilton 14kt Solid White Gold and Diamond early 50's wristwatch. This is a stunning and unique design with the case and bracelet solid gold. The unique band is comprised of 26 crescent shaped links and 6 diamonds flanking the case top and bottom with a carat weight of .50 or 1/2 carat of nice bright diamonds and an incredible 35.55 grams of gold!! The caseback is also solid gold and the dial has raised markers and blue steel hands. The clasp is a fold-over for a nice snug and safe connection. This is a 17jewel, manual wind movement fully signed The back is personalized With Love to Lucille from Nat 2-10-54. It is not deep and could easily be removed but it's nice to have little bit of history and provenance.
CONDITION: The condition of the watch is very good, it running well. This watch may have started life as yellow gold. The watch is plated with Rhodium which is a platinum metal and all white gold in production is presently Rhodium plated. Please have it serviced and cleaned as it has been in a safety deposit box.
SIZE: The watch is 28mm from lug to lug and 18mm not including the crown. This watch weighs 35.55 grams of solid gold.
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From the first time I watched a classic movie as a young girl, and watched Astaire and Rogers float across a dance floor I have loved art deco design, art, fashion and jewelry. So bold and beautiful, and so different from anything that came before it. Art deco changed social and design sensibilities forever. A lifetime collector of high quality antiques and vintage, I started by making contacts, researching and learning. Picking the best of the best, I live with art deco and vintage decor and used to wear the fashions of the day. To say that I feel in love is an understatement. I reveled in the fact that I was able to reflect my unique style and sensibilities with a marriage of old and new. What you see in my shop is my personal collection. Since I was in my teens I have bought what pleases me, what I find beautiful and unique, and the things that speak to me on a creative level. I hope that you can see and feel the passion and love that I feel for antiques and vintage pieces and share with you. You will find art deco, collectible and vintage fine art paintings, original illustrations and magazine covers, home decor, marble, alabaster and metal lamps, nude flapper table lamps, sterling silver decorative accents and tableware for the home and entertaining, designer and estate jewelry and fine vintage watches in my shop.