Expandable bracelets similar criss cross designs first became popular around 1890. This one is from the turn of the last century and features gilt brass metalwork set with paste stones. The paste stones do show some age darkening which adds to the antique patina. The design works well and can be smoothly pulled open or closed to fit the wearers wrist.
Materials: Gilt brass, paste stones.
Measurements: expands from an interior diameter of 1 1/8" up to 5". The width changes from just over 1 1/2" to 3/4" as the diameter expands.