Amazing Gypsy cuff....most jewelry has not survived due to hardship, and fine metals were melted down to survive. Jewelry was considered a portable bank account, and Gypsys would wear there wealth so to speak. Most jewelry synthetic stones were used because they were difficult to authenticate. Most jewelry was made with 14K gold.
Gypsy Jewelry: A Gypsy bracelet. Gypsy jewelry often incorporates twisted wirework, known as filigree, dangling hearts, stars, and raised flowers. Gypsies were also fond of the horseshoe shape, commonly used in the popular cuff bracelets.