A decorative concealment for a tiny photo of a loved one or to hide poison, preferably in powdered form. In the latter case, loosen the clasp and when your victim is unwary, simply turn your hand over and deposit the cyanide, arsnic or poison of your choice into his or her champagne glass. Circa 1880's.
Antique Victorian Bangle Bracelet w/ Old European Cut Diamonds in 14K Gold, circa 1890’s. Via @EraGemJewelry. This lovely antique victorian bangle bracelet dates from the 1890’s and is in very good condition. It features black enamel accents and the center stone is a .85 carat genuine old European cut diamond. This bracelet is crafted of solid 14k yellow gold and is fitted with a box style clasp and safety chain.