Oval chrysoprase (glass?) stones set in sterling silver alternating with marcasite-embellished links form this Art Deco bracelet. It is another excellent example of the high-quality German workmanship of the period. This piece has a hidden tongue-in-groove clasp with a safety catch and was made for a slim wrist. Please note the bracelet length (6 3/4″) and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece. This bracelet was part of my personal collection when I favored German Art Deco jewelry. I have other chrysoprase Art Deco pieces that look lovely with this bracelet – scroll down to see a selection.
This 1920s-1930s Art Deco brooch with three faceted chrysoprase (glass?) stones set in sterling silver with a marcasite border exhibits typical German construction and aesthetic of the period. The 935 mark refers to a higher silver content than the sterling standard, which is 925 parts per 1000 -- not uncommon in German pieces of the era. This brooch was in my personal collection and was among the first pieces I bought when I focused on Art Deco jewelry. You can wear this petite brooch at the throat of a blouse or on the collar of a jacket to great effect. Scroll down to see Art Deco chrysoprase earrings that look lovely with this piece.
Faceted, square- and triangle-shaped chrysoprase-glass stones mounted in silver-tone metal form these simple, yet elegant 1920s Art Deco earrings. These all-original screw-back earrings have a nice swing and can be modified for pierced ears. These earrings coordinate well with my other chrysoprase Art Deco pieces — scroll down to see them.
Although unmarked, the design and quality of this 1920s-1930s Art Deco chrysoprase (glass?) and crystal chicklet-style necklace makes me think it's German. The faceting of the crystals is phenomenal, and the mountings of the stones are highly-decorated. The metal stone frames and links may be sterling, although they are unmarked. This gorgeous piece from my personal collection closes with an older spring-ring clasp. Scroll down to see Art Deco earrings and bracelets to wear with this necklace.
A chrysoprase glass circle is mounted on sterling silver wings in this classic Art Deco piece. The life-saver center is a popular motif of the era. This piece is signed, but I cannot identify the maker. This brooch, which has a nice patina that can be cleaned if you wish, closes with a roll-over safety clasp. I have chrysoprase Art Deco earrings which look great with this brooch. Scroll down to take a look.
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.
An alternative to the chicklet, this 1920-1930s choker from England features rectangular-shaped sapphire glass in silver-tone frames with a spring-ring clasp. This necklace was made for a slim neck. Please note the necklace length (14 1/2") and check your neck size before purchasing this piece.
Graduated melon-shaped emerald-green glass beads with green-glass spacers and rhinestone rondelles form this statement piece. It has substantial weight, is a stunning color and was made to be worn in a single long (30") strand. This necklace was recently professionally restrung without a clasp.
This elegant French necklace in the style of Louis Rousselet has elongated faux baroque pearls separated by clusters of small, round faux pearls and blue-glass beads. It has an adjustable hook-and-tail closure. I have other pieces by and in the style of this maker -- scroll down to see them.