This line bracelet by Otis features channel-set, square-cut faceted sapphire-blue-glass stones alternating with round diamanté, all set in sterling silver. The clasp is the bejeweled fold-over type associated with this maker. These bracelets, which were called flexible bracelets in their day, can be worn from morning through the evening, as a single piece or in multiples (as shown in the last photo). These bracelets are timeless. Scroll down to see some lovely sapphire Art Deco pieces to wear with this bracelet.
These unusual Art Deco pendant earrings feature a large faceted crystal bead with a deep-sapphire-blue bottom. A small crystal bead is at the center of the silver-tone links, and a silver-tone filigree knot is at the earlobe. These all-original long (2 1/2") earrings are dainty, yet full of life. The screw-backs can be modified for pierced ears. The screws are marked sterling, but I don't know if the rest of the findings are also sterling. Scroll down to see a selection of necklaces and bracelets to wear with these stylish earrings.
This lovely Art Deco necklace is formed by faceted oval sapphire-blue-glass stones set in silver-tone frames, separated by silver-tone filigree plaques decorated with blue and white enamel flowers and leaves. The delicate paper-clip chain closes with a spring-ring clasp.
This excellent example of an Art Deco line bracelet, the forerunner of today's tennis bracelet, features square-cut diamanté channel set in rhodium-plated sterling silver with engraved edges and a diamanté-encrusted fold-over clasp. The excellent articulation speaks to the high-quality construction of the piece. Line bracelets (known as flexible bracelets in that era) were all the rage in the 1920s-1930s and were typically worn in multiples. You can see this bracelet paired with other line bracelets in the detailed images.
An alternative to the chicklet, this 1920-1930s choker from England features rectangular-shaped sapphire glass in silver-tone frames with a spring-ring clasp. This necklace was made for a slim neck. Please note the necklace length (14 1/2") and check your neck size before purchasing this piece.
This 1920s sapphire-glass stone and sterling silver filigree Art Deco bracelet has the same detail and craftsmanship as filigree bracelets fashioned from gold and platinum. The slide-in safety clasp is the same type as those used in fine pieces. This one is a bit wider than usual, too. GranberyFlexible Bracelets were advertised in the June 1925 issue of The Keystone, a trade publication. You can also wear this bracelet with several of my sapphire Art Deco necklaces and earrings — scroll down to see a selection. And what a great accessory for a bride!
In this 1950s bracelet is another color combination that shouts Schiaparelli's name: here her signature color (shocking pink) is paired with red, black and clear rhinestones set in heavy silver-tone metal. This statement bracelet has a fold-over clasp and safety chain. What a glorious piece!
The dazzling rhinestones and art glass in shades of tan, golden topaz and charcoal make this 1950s Hattie Carnegie bracelet extraordinary. It has been described as "one of the more ornately made of the Carnegie designs" (Georgiana McCall). It's definitely another statement piece! The setting is gold-tone with a hidden tongue-in-groove clasp and safety chain. Wear this versatile piece of many colors with clothes shades of the same hues.
Round and marquis-shaped aurora borealis (AB) diamanté reflect light and play with color in these 1950s pendant earrings by Christian Dior. Small turquoise glass beads form the perimeter in a complimentary shade of blue. The color you see in the diamanté centers is only the light dancing on the stones. These clip-back earrings are set in rhodium-plated base metal.
Large emerald-art-glass-swirled nuggets with Russian-gold end-caps are separated by round and melon-shaped emerald-glass beads, rhinestone rondelles and small bead spacers in this classic necklace by Frank Hess for Miriam Haskell. This opera-length beauty closes with a box clasp topped with rose montées. This necklace is versatile and timeless!