Faceted crystal beads dangle from filigree settings in these 1920s Art Deco earrings. The original screw-backs were converted to sterling silver lever-backs for pierced ears by my expert jeweler. These earrings coordinate well with any of my Art Deco necklaces with clear crystals only or with a combination of clear and colored crystals. Scroll down to see a selection of necklaces and brooches to wear with these earrings.
Faceted crystal beads are separated by cut crystal spacers and rhinestone rondelles in this lovely 1920s-1930s French Art Deco necklace. The rondelles add to the sparkle and elegance of this piece. The beads are strung on wire with a bee hive screw-barrel clasp. This necklace, which was in my personal collection, looks lovely with my crystal bead Art Deco earrings -- scroll down to see them. Or wear your own real or faux diamond stud earrings to complete the look.
This variation of a 1920s-1930s Art deco chicklet necklace is fashioned from deep citrine glass stones and crystals in the shape of parallelograms. The stones are set in unmarked silver-tone frames. The combination of colors and the shape of the stones make this piece unique and easy to wear. Scroll down to see Art Deco pieces that coordinate well with this shade of citrine and with crystal.
This 1920s-1930s Art Deco necklace of crystal beads in graduating sizes with knots in between has the weight and quality of lead crystal. This piece closes with a fish-hook clasp. You can wear this necklace with just about anything, anytime and anywhere. It looks great with my crystal bead Art Deco earrings -- scroll down to see them.
Two strands of faceted oval glass beads with glass spacers fasten with a sterling silver filigree clasp in this elegant 1920s Art Deco necklace. The clasp is set with a crystal stone and can be worn in front, on the side or in the back. Any of my Art Deco crystal earrings would look great with this lovely necklace.
Faceted, long amethyst glass stones are separated by trios of faceted crystals collet-set in decorative mounts in this classic 1920s Art Deco necklace. The stones are all open-back to allow for the maximum reflection of light. The settings for the three crystals closest to the spring-ring clasp have plain edges – they were added to lengthen the original 14.5 inch necklace. This necklace may be sterling, but it is unmarked (except for the clasp). The gorgeous necklace was part of my personal collection. You can wear this lovely piece with several of my Art Deco earrings and bracelets – scroll down to see a selection.
This 1920s necklace of alternating amethyst glass and crystal beads was designed to compliment the long-waisted, slim flapper silhouette but is equally fashionable today. This substantial piece has just been professionally restrung with knots and no clasp. Although the necklace was designed to be worn as a single long (35") strand, you can wear it doubled if you you have a slim neck. A pearl extender clasp (see the seventh photo), which makes the doubling possible, will be included with this necklace. This piece looks great with my Amethyst Bead Long Art Deco Necklace, also weighty, as shown in the last photo. Scroll down to see a selection of coordinating bracelets and earrings.
Clusters of citrine and clear glass beads at the center of this wonderful 1920s-1930s Art Deco necklace give it a three-dimensional look. Glass spacers flanked by yellow metal are interspersed with the remaining graduated citrine glass beads. This piece, which closes with a screw-barrel clasp, is probably European in origin. This necklace has been restrung by my expert jeweler. You can wear this piece with a number of my Art Deco earrings – scroll down to see a selection.
Faceted emerald glass stones and crystals are set in sterling silver and mounted atop a filigree base in this classy 1920s Art Deco piece. Ostby & Barton are well-regarded today for their work in precious metals and precious/semi-precious stones. The high level of their craftsmanship shows in this piece, which closes with a roll-over clasp. This brooch coordinates beautifully with any of my emerald Art Deco bracelets. You could also wear any of my crystal Art Deco earrings with this piece. Scroll down to see a selection.
This 1920s-1930s Art Deco graduated-bead necklace features faceted emerald-green glass beads separated by crystal disk spacers. The length is wonderful, and the blue-green color is fabulous! This necklace, which closes with a spring-ring clasp, has the weight of true lead crystal. Pieces like this one are truly timeless. This blue-green color is hard to match, so consider some crystal Art Deco earrings to complete your look – scroll down to see a selection.
Single and clusters of blown-ruby-glass beads separated by crystal disks form this lovely Art Deco necklace. It closes with a filigree fish-hook clasp. Reds are hard to match, so consider wearing any of my crystal bead Art Deco earrings with this necklace. Scroll down to see a selection.
Faceted crystal beads shaped like teardrops and graduated in size surround a round crystal center bead in this 1920s-1930s classic Art Deco necklace. Crystal spacers and a period-appropriate, diamanté-studded box clasp finish the piece. Crystal necklaces are extremely versatile and timeless. This piece was recently restrung. It looks great with my crystal bead Art Deco earrings -- scroll down to see them.
Faceted crystal beads uniform in size form this long 1930s Art Deco necklace that can be worn in different ways with just about anything. The quality of the beads is superb, and the design is timeless. The necklace has been recently re-strung by my professional jeweler (who actually sold it to me for my personal collection). Even though the necklace has no clasp, you can wear it three ways: long, knotted, and doubled with a sterling silver pearl enhancer, which I will include with the necklace. Be sure to look at all of the photos, which illustrate these options. Scroll down to see several pairs of earrings to wear with this fabulous necklace.
Rectangular, faceted onyx-glass and crystal stones with faceted onyx-glass triangles on the ends form this cut-out Art Deco bar brooch. The pattern creates a checkered effect. The stones are all open-back, and the workmanship is superb. This piece closes with a trombone clasp, which makes me think the brooch is European in origin. I think the setting is sterling silver, but the mark is unreadable. Scroll down to see Art Deco earrings and bracelets that coordinate beautifully with this brooch. Black-and-white never goes out of style!
The design and construction of this citrine glass and crystal tiered Art Deco necklace, a variation on the chicklet style, is first class. Deep yellow/golden square-cut glass stones alternate with oblong crystals to form the necklace and tiered center piece. Round dangling citrine glass stones add the movement that was so essential in this era. All of the stones are faceted and mounted in decorated, silver-tone metal. This divine necklace, which I initially purchased for myself, closes with a spring-ring clasp. I have a number of Art Deco earrings and bracelets to wear with this necklace – scroll down to see them.
Clear crystal beads separated by onyx glass beads and clear crystal disks form this classic 1920s-1930s Art Deco necklace. The clear beads are shaped like lanterns and are beautifully faceted to reflect light. This black-and-white look is always in style. The beads have recently been professionally re-strung on wire. This necklace closes with a silver-tone filigree tongue-in-groove clasp. I have Art Deco earrings and bracelets to wear with this necklace – scroll down to see a selection.
Large golden and brown topaz glass stones are prong set in gold-tone metal with round citrine glass accents in these clip-back earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli. The exotic three-sided shape of the large stones enhances the three-leaf clover design, and the elaborate construction of the earring backs exemplifies the maker's quality. This color combination can be seen in other Schiaparelli pieces. You can see the utility patent for the earring clasp here, shown below the names Frederick A. Ballou, Jr. & Rogers T. Stafford.
These 1950s clip-back earrings with multiple shades and shapes of sapphire glass are another example of Schreiner's genius, even though they are unsigned. The silver-tone setting features his dog-tooth prongs and donut-hole clip-backs. These earrings can beautifully accessorize the latest fashion trends as well as your perennial favorites. Wear them with casual, office and evening attire to great acclaim!
A cluster of sapphire, onyx, citrine and chartreuse glass beads form these clip-back earrings by Hattie Carnegie. This vibrant and unique 1950s color combination is set in gold-tone metal. These colorful earrings are a versatile addition to any jewelry wardrobe. They remind me of colors worn in the early episodes of Mad Men.
Apple-juice celluloid beads and hoops connected with brass filigree findings form these delightfully long 1920s Art Deco earrings. They are all-original screw-backs, which can be modified for pierced ears. Have fun wearing these wonderful earrings!