Etruscan Revival Bracelet by Karl Fabergé
In 1892 this Fabergé bracelet was listed for sale at 900 rubles, which to the average Russian at the time, was worth about nine years salary. Though the value of the Russian ruble was extremely variable at the time, the best estimates figure that the average per capita income in Russia in 1890 was approximately 100 rubles per year.
A Bargain at $18,500!
Today, the average Per Capita Income in the US is about $27,000 per year, which is not the same as the Median Household Income, which is about $51,000. In today’s market, this bracelet would be valued at $243,000! But you can have this bracelet today for only $18,500. What a bargain!
14k matte gold with Etruscan revival scrollwork and granulation, natural pearl, and cushion-cut diamonds.