Necklaces like this one are hard to date because they have inevitably been restrung and clasps replaced. Whenever this piece was made, it features very-good-quality jade-glass beads strung with knots in between. The hidden tongue-in-groove clasp is gold-plated sterling silver. Necklaces like this one are timeless and elegant.
This delicate 1920s Art Deco necklace has plaques of glass molded in a step pattern and set in rhodium-plated frames, alternating with faux pearls. This piece closes with a screw-barrel clasp. This elegant necklace goes with just about everything! This choker was made for a slim neck, so please note the necklace length (14 3/4") and check your neck size before purchasing this piece.
Faceted spring-green glass beads with chrome links, balls and end caps make this 1920s-1930s Art Deco necklace a delightful accessory for any season. This necklace, which is light weight and has a spring-ring clasp, is probably European in origin. I have a great pair of dangling earrings in the same shade and style -- scroll down to see them.
This 1920s-1930s Art Deco necklace of square-cut faceted amethyst glass stones set in silver-tone frames with a delicate chain is probably sterling, but it is unmarked. It closes with a filigree fish-hook clasp. Please note that the color saturation of the crystals is even ― any differences in the photos are due to lighting. This necklace looks lovely with several of my Art Deco amethyst earrings and bracelets – scroll down to take a look.
A large faceted pear-shaped emerald rhinestone is the focal point in this glamorous 1950s gold snake chain necklace designed by Adolph Katz for Corocraft, Coro's high-end line. Emerald rhinestone baguettes embellish the gold-plated centerpiece. The chain closes with an emerald-topped folder-over clasp.