Vintage Victorian Bangle
signed by the maker BHJ and Sterling
Mirror finish sterling back and front with hammered work front sides and etched front cartouce with a spray of violets.
2cms wide Weighs 27.1gms. 17cms or 6.75 inches inner circumference
Very good antique condition. No dings or dents. Side opening clasp with button works as it should and snaps closed securely.
B.H. Joseph & Co, 1865-1929. Incorporated into Payton, Pepper & Co Ltd in 1929. The business of manufacturing and wholesale jewellers was commenced by Barnet Henry Joseph and his brother Henry Joseph in 1865 in Birmingham. When Henry retired (1869) was succeeded by another brother Joseph Joseph.
From 1878 B.H. Joseph & Co opened showrooms in London and in 1889 was said to be one of the largest jewellery houses in the trade.
B.H. Joseph & Co took over the manufacturing jewellers D.L. Davis of Birmingham (1891), Arthur E. Cohen of Birmingham (1906) and incorporated Walter & George Myers of Birmingham (1910). B.H. Joseph & Co amalgamated in 1929 with Payton, Pepper & Sons Ltd, manufacturing jewellers of Birmingham.
B.H. Joseph & Co was noted as importer of Dutch silver made by J. v Straten & Co of Hoorn (1892) and A de Pleyt of Schoonhoven (1894).