Bracelet. [See Armlet.] Bracelets of fine twisted Venetian gold are still common in Egypt. In Gen. 38:18, 25 the word rendered “bracelet” means probably a string by which a seal-ring was suspended. Men as well as women wore bracelets, as we see from Song. 5:14. Layard says of the Assyrian kings, “The arms were encircled by armlets, and the wrists by bracelets.”
1. Gold Egyptian Bracelets. 2. Silver Bracelet. 3. Bronze, with Bell attached, from Mummy of a Girl. 4. Iron, with Cornelian Setting. 5. Bracelet of Cowries.