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The necklace sits very nicely and is very attractive. The oval inside of the bracelet measures 2 5/8 inches by 2 inches across. It measures 2 1/2 inches by 2 1/8 inches on the inside with a 1 inch wide opening. It has used a number of types of workmanship to create a very attractive piece. There is a little more than 20 inches of beads with four patterned beads.
The French franc was a commonly held international reserve currency in the 19th and 20th centuries.
The necklace chain is 20 inches long and has a hook closure on it. You can see this style of silver bracelet on page 264 of "A World of Bracelets". These cuffs have braided wires and applied elements decorated with repousse." These are very attractive with their complex designs and graceful shape. You can see this style of silver bracelet on page 264 of "A World of Bracelets". These cuffs have braided wires and applied elements decorated with repousse." These are very attractive with their complex designs and graceful shape. This is an antique that has been well worn softening the finish over years. The inside measures 1 3/4 inch by 2 3/4 inch across on the inside. The other five coins are each 1/2 baht (Rama III) Prasat (1824-1851). This is a Chinese Empire Sycee Tael in a drum shape from the 19th century, measuring 1 1/8 inch across at the longest. There is a hook as an attachment which could be used to turn it into a pendant - very carefully. These are described as Jatim beads coming out of Indonesia.
The pendant from top of lion to bottom of central pendant is 1 1/2 inches tall. This is a good sized bracelet, too large for my 6 inch wrist. This bracelet is similar to the one above but not exactly the same. The opening is 1 inch wide so the wearer's hand has to slip through that. They each have a chakra, a sun sign stamped into them representing the god Vishnu. The butterfly is a little over 1 3/4 inches across and the entire piece is 6 1/2 inches tall. They come from a collection so were originally bought a number of years ago.
The States General which met at Blois in 1577 added to the public pressure to stop currency manipulation.
Henry III agreed to do this and he revived the franc, now as a silver coin valued at one livre tournois.