Excellent (minor wear to carnelian stones and some pointed backs of clear crystals)
"STERLING" on clasp
Three square carnelian stones set at a 45-degree angle are held in place with diamanté-encrustedleaves in this extraordinary Art Deco necklace. Collet-set crystal stones finish the piece. The metal may be sterling silver, but only the spring-ring clasp is marked. The high quality of the design and construction of this fabulous necklace is readily apparent. This piece is from my personal collection. Scroll down to see carnelian earrings and a bracelet to wear with this necklace.
Faceted carnelian glass, onyx glass and marcasites are set in sterling silver panels in this 1930s Art Deco bracelet. It is an excellent example of high-quality German craftsmanship of the period. This bracelet, which has a hidden tongue-in-groove clasp with a safety catch, was part of my personal collection.
Three carnelian beads are connected by a delicate chain in these 1920s Art Deco drop earrings from Germany. The construction and materials are typical of German workmanship of the era. The original screw-backs were signed "STERLING GERMANY" and were converted to sterling posts for pierced ears by my expert jeweler. These earrings were part of my personal collection. I have two Art Deco carnelian bracelets, also from Germany, that coordinate well with this piece. You could also wear these earrings with Art Deco pieces that feature stones in addition to carnelian – scroll down to see a selection.
Pale sapphire and peridot glass stone surround an amazing center stone with straight-line striations -- known as porphyry glass -- in a Carnegie-favored leaf motif. The shades of blue and green, and the shapes of the stones make this brooch worthy of the maker's name. The setting is gold-plated metal with a roll-over safety clasp.
These gorgeous 1950s earrings have lapis art glass, pale blue and aurora borealis glass stones, and faux pearls. Notice the gold flecks in the lapis stones, which are present in genuine lapis lazuli. Though unsigned, these earrings feature the characteristics of Schreiner's work: high-quality art glass, elaborate settings, hook-and-eye construction and donut-hole clip-backs. These versatile earrings can be worn with casual, office and evening attire.
Schreiner pieces typically feature stunning art glass and imaginative color combinations, and these lavish 1950s earrings are no exception. A large citrine-colored art glass cabochon is surrounded by oval pale amethyst (lavender) and round citrine glass stones, with dangling pale sapphire and lavender crystal beads. The setting is silver-tone metal with clip-backs. What a lovely statement! You can wear these show-stopper earrings with the latest fashion trends as well as your perennial favorites and receive compliments every time. I have to say these are the most extraordinary earrings I've ever seen!