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Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet

$168.00

Price: $168.00

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Archaeologists have uncovered glass fragments from across the Roman Empire, from vases, vessels, even windowpanes. This asymmetrical cuff bracelet features two medallions of ancient glass excavated in Israel. The iridescent patina develops over 2,000 years of contact with moisture and minerals in the earth, and has made Roman glass popular with collectors for centuries. Comes with a certificate of authenticity.


Handcrafted in Israel. Approximately 3/4"W x 7"L.


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Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet
 
1.9

(based on 14 reviews)

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    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

14%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Beautiful (4)
  • Unique (3)

Cons

  • Too delicate (10)
  • Poor workmanship (5)

Best Uses

      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Practical (5), Modern (3), Stylish (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes (10), No (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Beautiful bracelet

    Very beautiful bracelet. It is very delicate and I will not wear it daily. I would like to be able to but I'm afraid that it will break. I really like the idea that...Read complete review

    Very beautiful bracelet. It is very delicate and I will not wear it daily. I would like to be able to but I'm afraid that it will break. I really like the idea that the glass is from Roman times. A very unique piece and I'm happy to have it.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Beautiful but not sturdy

    I put off buying this bracelet for a long time as I wasn't sure what I would be getting for that kind of money. I saw it at a museum gift shop and tried it...Read complete review

    I put off buying this bracelet for a long time as I wasn't sure what I would be getting for that kind of money. I saw it at a museum gift shop and tried it on and it was beautiful. Unfortunately I don't remember the quality being as poor as the one I ordered from National Geographic. It's quite lovely, but the bracelet is very thin and feels like it will snap in two if bent . Also, the backside of one of the Roman glass features isn't even silver coated so I'm sure if you poke it it will fall apart. It's a great bracelet until you look closely and realize the workmanship is quite poor.

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Very disappointing

    By Coup

    from New Orleans

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Difficult To Clasp
      • Too Delicate

      Best Uses

        Comments about Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet:

        Very disappointed. Item was so fragile it will not last. Bends easily. Does not look like object in catalog.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        "Very disappointed"

        By Trebor

        from Tulare, Ca

        About Me Comfort-Oriented, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Unique

        Cons

        • Poor Workmanship

        Best Uses

        • Formal Occasions
        • Night Out

        Comments about Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet:

        I love the shape of the bracelet and the material of which it is made.
        The two medallions have no distinction from the bracelet material as shown in the catalog. The Roman Glass is distorted.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Cheap trash!

        By Mother-in-law

        from Pleasanton, CA

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • None
        • No Stars

        Cons

        • Poor Workmanship
        • Too Delicate
        • Unlike Catalog Photo

        Best Uses

        • Too Poor Quality To Gift

        Comments about Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet:

        This bracelet was not like the catalog photo. It is thin beaten silver that bends out of shape easily. Medallions are as much bonding plastic as bits of glass.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Not what it appears

        By Wonder Woman

        from Kansas

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Cheap Looking
          • Flimsy
          • Not like photo

          Best Uses

            Comments about Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet:

            Bracelet does not look like the photograph. It is not the quality shone in the catalog.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Big disappointment

            By Big Daddy

            from The Heartland

            About Me Practical

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor Workmanship
              • Too Delicate

              Best Uses

                Comments about Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet:

                "Once bitten twice shy"
                I doubt I'll buy anything from National Geographic again.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Unhappy surprise

                By Sharon Kay

                from Liberty MO

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Too Delicate

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet:

                    So not like pictured. Sent back for refund. This was as Christmas present and it took forever to get credit to my card. Will not be ordering again.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Disappointing

                    By Disappointed

                    from Virginia

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Too Delicate

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet:

                        Looked like it would fit a child and it was intended for a grown older woman. It was returned for a refund immediately. Too bad, 'cause I'm always looking for interesting gifts -- thought I'd found one but was wrong.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

                        (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        Not enough bling for the buck!!!

                        By Jeanie Beanie

                        from Colorado Springs, CO

                        About Me Stylish

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Cheap Looking
                          • Poor Quality
                          • Too Delicate

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet:

                            This bracelet looked beautiful in the magazine but it when I received it I thought I had received a child's bracelet. It was made of such a thin metal that I thought it would break if I was to wear it. Also stone was not as described. It was said to be a beautiful piece of glass but unreality it looks like a thin piece of painted plastic.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            Beautiful but not sturdy

                            By MP

                            from Montreal, QC

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • Beautiful
                            • Unique

                            Cons

                            • Poor Workmanship
                            • Too Delicate

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet:

                              I put off buying this bracelet for a long time as I wasn't sure what I would be getting for that kind of money. I saw it at a museum gift shop and tried it on and it was beautiful. Unfortunately I don't remember the quality being as poor as the one I ordered from National Geographic. It's quite lovely, but the bracelet is very thin and feels like it will snap in two if bent . Also, the backside of one of the Roman glass features isn't even silver coated so I'm sure if you poke it it will fall apart. It's a great bracelet until you look closely and realize the workmanship is quite poor.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              1.0

                              Poor quality for price

                              By Chrissy

                              from Jackson, Mi

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Too Delicate

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Sterling Silver Roman Glass Bracelet:

                                  I was greatly disappointed in the purchase of this bracelet. It cost =[5 & the quality is very flimsy & the Roamn glass is more like a spect then the way they show it on-line & in their catalog. HUGELY DISAPPOINTED

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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