Originals

Birds of Paradise Bracelet

€400
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This silver bracelet is a complement to the iconic Paradise necklace that has been in our collection since the 1940s. The bracelet consisting of six parallel rows of pea chains is a stylish eye-catcher on its own, but you can also use it as a complement to practically any piece in our collection, historic and modern alike. One of the beads functions as a screw clasp. This bracelet is made in two different lengths. Also available in bronze.

Made-to-order product. Delivery time approximate 4 weeks. 

Details and sizing

Weight: 0.035 kg
Article number: 2502180195
Material: Silver
Weight: 0.035 kg
Article number: 2502180195
Material: Silver
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Birds of Paradise

Long ago, in the Finnish province now known as Häme, a powerful woman wore multi-strand bronze chains. The chains linked two plates, shaped like church vaults, on which two peacocks guarded the basin of the elixir of life. We do not know what the symbol of paradise in early Christian art, immortalised in the piece of jewelry, signified for the wearer. Maybe the long-necked birds brought her luck. Maybe they were messengers between people and gods. Maybe something else known to her only. One thing is certain, she believed that the jewelry had hidden power. That power is still there. Paradise jewelry is modelled on an ancient piece – the “Häme festive necklace” – dating back to around 800 AD and found in Kernaala, Janakkala.
Birds of Paradise

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