NLM-400244: Bracelet from Winterton

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Unique ID: NLM-400244

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy and ?Jet, painted

Bracelet fragment. Cast curving openwork strip with twelve tiny facetted black beads of diameter 3.4mm remaining attached. The beads were mounted on tiny pointed drawn wire pins of length 2.5mm projecting from three rows of circular sockets. Traces of black paint survive on the reverse. The object does not show any sign of breakage and may have been attached to a cord or strap of another material (now lost). The fashion for jet jewellery for wear during a period of formal mourning was established by Queen Victoria after the death of her consort Prince Albert in 1861. Slightly curved Suggested date: Modern, 1861-1900.

Length: 37.6mm, Width: 10.2mm, Thickness (strip, clear of pins and beads): 0.7mm, Weight: 2.30gms.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1861
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.6 mm
Width: 10.2 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 2.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM19721

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Glass
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Painted

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Winterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9418
Four figure Latitude: 53.650066
Four figure longitude: -0.579344
1:25K map: SE9418
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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