A fabulous Edwardian era 14K yellow gold mesh purse crafted by American jewelry house, Lebolt & Co. Lebolt & Co began making jewelry around 1915 and ceased metalwork production during World War II. The mesh feels absolutely luxurious - like the softest fabric. The top of the purse is set with old mine cut diamonds alternating with synthetic rubies.The diamonds are near colorless and very clean - G/H in color and VS in clarity. They weigh a total of approximately 0.90 carats. The synthetic rubies display a fiery true red color and contrast beautifully against the gold and diamonds. A ruby is also set on the top of the clasp, which you push to open the purse. There is a safety slide that you move left or right in order to lock and unlock the bag. RUSSELL, CARE OF LEBOLT & Co. CHICAGO and LEBOLT 14K for makers mark and gold purity. There is another smaller compartment that can be opened to add smaller items separately.
Small gold balls were added to the bottom of the purse for added movement. There is a chain attached to a ring for added security. A gorgeous addition to your collection, and a great piece for a night out!
Diamonds: Approximately 0.90 carats. Measurements: 13 inches long (including ring on top) by 7 inches wide (at its widest point). Condition: In good antique condition with minor surface wear consistent with age. The item "Edwardian Lebolt & Co 14K Gold Mesh Diamond and Ruby Purse Bag" is in sale since Monday, April 1, 2019.
This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Bags, Handbags & Cases". The seller is "vintagetreasuresforever" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.