Antique lucky horseshoe sterling silver bangle bracelet dating to the Victorian era. Engraved on the front half is a triple horseshoe design. The largest horseshoe is the length of the bangle with the two smaller interlinked horseshoes facing each other. To either side of the horseshoes are lily of the valley flowers. Lily of the valleys are meant to symbolise a return to happiness and are also the birth flower for May. The back half of this bracelet is plain. Circa 1880s, British in origin.
Fully hallmarked for sterling silver, assayed in Birmingham, date letter for 1886. There is also a maker's mark of S.Bros which is possibly for Sydenham Brothers.
Measures approx 1.6 cm / 0.63 inches wide. Inside is approx 5.58 cm / 2.2 inches by 4.78 cm / 1.88 inches. Inside measures 16 cm / 6 3/8 inches in diameter. It is oval in shape so that the design stays on top of the wrist.
Weighs 20.5 grams.