Victorian Gold Nailhead Beaded Bracelet by Alice Caviness, circa 1940’s


A Faux Fabulous five strands of gold faceted glass beads by Haute Couture costume jeweler and fashion icon, Alice Caviness. A dollop of history was added when a Victorian nail head was mounted onto a clasp setting for an amazing vintage bracelet. It luxuriously drapes around your wrist.

Alice Caviness was known for quality and fashion forward designs of her couture clothing. Her exquisite designs were sold in the most expensive stores where her customers were invited to attend. She started designing jewelry to enhance her clothing which Chanel and Schiaparelli had previously done. Her company was founded in 1945. In the 1950s Madame Caviness had entered the highest tier of couturiers in the industry.

This bracelet will take you to the office and later meeting friends for dinner. It’s all in the mix!

Add a strand or two of pearls for a classic look.

Add a rhinestone necklace for a more couture look.

After a long day at work….make your jewelry work for you. Lean on it… speak volumes about you. Use it….it is genuine. It will not let you down. It imparts it’s magic on you like fairy dust every time you wear it.

  • Size and Fit: width 1 1/2” (all 5 beaded chains), 7 1/2” long nailhead clasp, 1 1/8” round
  • Materials and Findings: brass, glass, crystal, box clasp
  • Designer and/or Country of Origin: Alice Caviness
  • Decade: 1940’s

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