Spanning the Mississippi River, the Hernando de Soto bridge connects the cities of West Memphis, AK and Memphis, TN. Completed in 1973, it is a through arch bridge and is frequently referred to as the “M” Bridge. This cuff was created as an homage to a personal and professional friend from Tennessee, as well as a nod to the rad city of Memphis.
Inspired by her travels and by the bond a bridge makes between the communities it spans, designer Betsy Cross brings us the Bridge Cuff Collection. Each cuff is a celebration of the bridge’s unique elements and structural beauty. Etched on the inside you’ll find the year the bridge was completed and its geographic coordinates.
Materials: Etched brass cuff bracelet. Available in brass, silver plated, or gold plated.* Year built and geographic coordinates encoded on inside surface. Available in brass, silver plated, or gold plated.
*Please allow 2-3 weeks for shipping on Gold Plated cuffs.
Made by hand in our Portland, Oregon studio.
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Raw brass and silver plate will tarnish naturally. On raw brass, tarnish can be removed with a polishing cloth. To clean plated metal, try a squirt of Windex on a soft, non-abrasive cloth.
You'll get more life out of your cuff if you put it on and remove it properly. Click to watch our how-to video about this.
More information about wear and maintenance of these materials here.