This Irish Celtic bangle bracelet torc design is based on The Broighter Torc which is held at The National Museum in Dublin. This Irish bangle bracelet in sterling silver and is hallmarked at Dublin Castle - it comes in a beautiful gift box.
The torc was originally a rigid decorative metal neck ring which was created using various metals. Images of Celtic gods and warriors are often seen wearing gold versions and armlets and anklets were popular amongst Celtic women as far back as the third and first centuries BC. Torcs were highly decorated and those made of precious metals were used for battle and ceremonial dress. They were symbols of strength and status.
Weight: 42.2gms approx.
Width: 9.6mm at widest point
Size: Standard 7 1/2"