Gilt bronze. Typical example of a well known type worn by women of the middle class. Sheet bronze tapered from the just under 3/8” (8.9mm) width middle to the tips which are hand curled terminals. The face hand decorated in various wiggle work patterns. Very simply crafted and the work of small cottage industries. This example of just under 2 1/2” inner dimension. Professionally refurbished with 24karat gold overlay restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.