Length: up to 15 1/2"; chain width: 1/4"; enter section: 3 3/4" x 3/4"; dangling drop: 1 1/4" x 3/4"
This colorful 1950s necklace by Bogoff features a striking color combination of pink tourmaline and alexandrite glass stones. The pink ones are faceted pear-shaped, while the light blue/purple ones are round. The setting is rhodium-plated. The focal point is a V-shaped centerpiece of six panels of stones, with a seventh positioned like a drop. In typical Bogoff style, the chain is set with alternating pink tourmaline and alexandrite stones. This stunning piece closes with an adjustable hook-and-tail clasp. I have the matching bracelet and earrings – scroll down to see them.
These 1950s earrings by Bogoff feature a faceted pear-shaped pink tourmaline glass stone mounted in decorative rhodium plating and crowned with a trio of round alexandrite glass stones. These earrings are clip-backs. Scroll down to see the matching necklace and bracelet.
Faceted pear-shaped pink tourmaline glass stones are mounted in decorative rhodium-plated links with round alexandrite glass stones in this 1950s bracelet by Bogoff. The alexandrites change color from light blue to light purple, depending on the light. This piece closes with a tongue-in-groove clasp and safety chain. Scroll down to see the matching necklace and earrings.
This late-1950s gold-plated metal and glass bead pineapple bib necklace illustrates a typical Carnegie theme — flora — with a clever combination of materials. Gold-tone pineapples along with black and carnelian glass beads hang from the gold-tone collar, which closes with a tongue-in-groove clasp that disappears into a pineapple.
Gold-plated fretwork embellished with baguette-shaped diamanté form the center of this lovely 1950s snake chain necklace by Coro. A pear-shaped diamanté adorns the tail of the hook closure. This piece is another great example of the work Adolph Katz produced for Corocraft, Coro's high-end line. What's interesting is that this piece appears in an October 1, 1953 Vogue ad with the following copy: "excitingly beautiful as Paris by night ... Vendome by Coro". (Vendome later became another one of the company's high-end lines.)
Deep red glass beads, Russian-gold filigree beads and end caps, rhinestone rondelles, and a box clasp with rose montées comprise this opera-length 1950s classic by Miriam Haskell. This piece never goes out of style!
This classic and well-made 1920s-1930s Art Deco chicklet necklace features square-cut faceted citrine glass stones set in sterling silver frames with a spring-ring clasp. I have citrine earrings and bracelets that look great with the shade of citrine in this necklace – scroll down to take a look.