European art during the Renaissance was highly influenced by the goods coming from China along the Silk Road. Natural motifs of flowers and leaves decorated exquisite Chinese porcelain and began showing up in European furniture and jewelry designs. These silver-colored metal bangles borrow from the same cross-cultural tradition, referencing classic East-West patterns. Individual links strung on elastic give the appearance of a solid bangle, but have a universal fit that makes these a great gift idea.
Choose Persia (top), Fergana (center), or Yellow Rivers (bottom) Bracelets.
Since this is a series of curved silver beads on elastic, it does not hold its round shape necessarily unless tight on the arm - thismeans wearing multiple sets is tight on the upper arm. I think these are absolutely beautiful, but I can't wear them as bangles the way I had hoped (unless I figure out a way to slightly stretch the elastic.
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Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend