Length: 15 1/2"; drop is 2 5/8" (including emerald stone); emerald stones: 5/8" x 5/16"; square stones: 3/8"
"H&H" and "STERLING" on frame of first green stone above drop
This stunning Art Deco chicklet-style necklace by Hamilton & Hamilton has alternating faceted oblong-emerald-glass stones and faceted square-cut crystals, all mounted in sterling silver frames and ending in a drop. The emerald stones are a rich contrast to the crystals. This necklace has a matching bracelet that is barely 6 1/2″ long. You could add two emerald stones and one crystal to each end of the necklace, which would make it 20 inches long, plus the drop. This piece is a rare beauty! Scroll down to see some coordinating earrings and bracelets to wear with this necklace.
This excellent example of an Art Deco line bracelet, the forerunner of today's tennis bracelet, features square-cut emerald glass stones channel set in rhodium-plated sterling silver with engraved edges and a diamanté-encrusted fold-over clasp. The superb articulation speaks to the high-quality construction of the piece. Line bracelets (known as flexiblebracelets in that era) were all the rage in the 1920s-1930s and were typically worn in multiples. You could wear this one with my Diamanté & Sterling Art Deco Line Bracelet by the same maker or my Emerald, Diamanté & Sterling Filigree Art Deco Bracelet. These combinations are shown in the last images. You could also wear this bracelet with an emerald brooch (I have one by Otis) or any of my emerald Art Deco necklaces — scroll down to see a large selection of coordinating pieces.
Three faceted square-cut crystal chicklets dangle in these charming 1920s Art Deco earrings. The all-original screw-backs (which can be modified for pierced ears) each have a diamond-shaped crystal chicklet at the earlobe. The mountings and findings may be sterling silver, but only the screw-backs are marked. Because the dangling chicklets are separated by rings, these earrings have lots of movement and light reflection. These earrings look great with many of my Art Deco pieces – scroll down to see a selection.
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.
These stunning 1920s Art Deco earrings combine square-cut and round chicklet-stylecrystals in graduating sizes. They sparkle beautifully while they swing! The screw-backs are marked sterling, but I cannot say whether the metal that frames each stone is as well. These all-original screw-back earrings are beautifully made, nonetheless. Please note that these earrings can be modified for pierced ears. Scroll down to see several Art Deco pieces to wear with these earrings.
These earrings speak Schiaparelli's name, with the combination of navettes in shocking pink (her signature color), orange glass stones and pale-pink lava rocks (her signature stone). Set in gold-tone metal, these earrings are clip-backs.
These unsigned 1950s earrings with a large sapphire-blue-art-glass stone surrounded with fuchsia glass stones and faux pearls are beautiful. These earrings exhibit typical Schreiner characteristics: stunning art glass, inverted rhinestones, large dog-tooth prongs and donut-hole clip-backs. The combination of blues, fuchsia and white in a silver-tone setting will compliment many outfits, from jeans to dressy attire.
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 1950s earrings by Hattie Carnegie each feature a cranberry glass teardrop that dangles from a cluster of diamanté. The setting is rhodium-plated with clip-backs. These earrings are elegant and classic yet glamorous enough when the occasion warrants.