Sterling-silver filigree links are adorned with alternating emerald-glass stones and diamanté on the links in the center of the classic 1920s Art Deco bracelet. The construction and clasp are the same as those on filigree bracelets fashioned from precious metals. You can wear this piece with many of my emerald Art Deco brooches, necklaces, bracelets and earrings — scroll down to see a selection.
This dainty and elegant 1920s Art Deco necklace features three faceted, square-cut emerald glass chicklets suspended from chromium-plated filigree links. The chicklets alternate with triangle-shaped filigree panels embellished with smaller, square-cut emerald glass stones. The paper-clip chain closes with a spring-ring clasp. Can't you picture this piece on one of the Crawley sisters? Scroll down to see several bracelets to wear with this necklace.
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 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.
Each of these 1920s Czech Art Deco earrings has a faceted emerald-glass bead that dangles from a chain with a lantern-shaped bead in the middle and an emerald glass stone in a silver-tone setting at the ear lobe. The color of the crystal balls is a pale shade of emerald green without a bluish tint. These all-original screw-back earrings can modified for pierced ears. Earrings like these never go out of style! Scroll down to see an Art Deco bracelet to wear with these earrings.
An alternative to the chicklet, these square-cut glass emeralds are encased in silver-tone metal and are slightly graduated in size. This 1920s-1930s Art Deco choker features a decorative hidden tongue-in-groove clasp. This necklace was made for a slim neck, so please note the necklace length (14 1/2") and check your neck size before purchasing this piece. It looks great with my other emerald Art Deco pieces — scroll down to take a look.
Panels of flowers and leaves joined with decorative links, all in sterling silver, form this 1940s bracelet. As in all of Hobé's work in this era, this piece was hand-made. It closes with a hidden tongue-in-groove clasp. This bracelet is longer than most from this period. You could wear this beautiful piece with any of my Hobé brooches with a floral motif – scroll down to see a selection.
Clear round diamanté are channel set in vertical rows of three in this lovely Art Deco, vintage silver bracelet by Catamore. The sterling setting is engraved on the edges and well articulated. This bracelet closes with a hidden push-in clasp and safety chain. This piece is well-crafted and timeless. A similar piece by this maker was advertised in the November 15, 1946 issue of Vogue.
A trio of layered and textured silver-tone leaves forms each section of this wide 1950s bracelet by Elsa Schiaparelli. Leaves were one of her favorite motifs, and she uses them here to create an unusual statement piece. Bold bracelets were one of this maker's trademarks. This piece has a fold-over clasp and safety chain. If you like this design, scroll down to see a brooch and earrings set by the same maker but with a different finish.
This sterling silver and diamanté 1940s bracelet by Eisenberg features large oval and small round clear rhinestones, a hidden tongue-in-groove clasp and a safety chain. This substantial and well-articulated piece epitomizes the high-quality of its maker and the glamor of the period. Although some of the stones are yellowing a bit, this piece is still beautiful and very wearable. This bracelet was advertised in the May 15, 1947 issue of Vogue.