This delicate 1920s Art Deco silver-tone paper-clip chain suspends coral glass beads in decorative oval settings. The overall effect is dainty elegance. This necklace closes with a spring-ring clasp. This piece looks like something Edith Crawley might wear!
Smooth and faceted onyx glass beads are highlighted by marbled-white and cream beads shaped like pebbles in this elegant 1950s necklace by Hattie Carnegie. A large, round, faceted black glass bead-topped tongue-in-groove clasp holds together the three strands. The color combination is versatile and timeless. Carnegie's glass beads were among the best!
This 1950s necklace of intertwining vines of golden topaz and citrine rhinestones with dangling teardrop citrine stones was named Empire by Coro and designed by Adolph Katz. It was one of the pieces featured in a 1954 Life ad with the slogan: "the gift that always wins her heart…Coro Jewelry". The gold-tone flexible snake chain has an adjustable hook-and-tail closure embellished with a citrine glass teardrop. This piece was part of Coro's high-end Corocraft line.
Braided gold-plated strands with prong-set diamanté form this elegant 1950s necklace by Hattie Carnegie. She produced a number of pieces in gold braid and gold mesh at this time. This necklace has an adjustable hook-and-tail clasp. Wear it whenever you want to be noticed at a weekend outing, at the office, or out for the evening.
Lapis glass beads alternate with decorative chrome elements and lapis plastic(?) rings to form this attractive and versatile 1930s Art Deco necklace with a screw-barrel clasp. This piece is probably European in origin. It looks lovely with my lapis and chrome Art Deco earrings and bracelets – scroll down to see a selection.