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    Amethyst & Aquamarine 1950s Brooch & Earrings Set by Hobé

    Designed by William Hobé’s sons, this 1950s set features layered amethyst and aquamarine glass stones in a gold-plated setting.  The contrasting colors and shapes make this brooch and clip-back earrings the right pieces for all seasons. This color combination reminds me of the early episodes of Mad Men.

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    Amethyst & Blue Topaz 1950s Earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli

    These 1950s earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli join a pear-shaped amethyst cabochon glass stone, a faceted blue-green topaz glass stone and faceted round bi-color glass stones that combine both colors. Textured silver-tone scrolls finish the design on these stunning clip-backs. Another Schiaparelli masterpiece!

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    Amethyst & Diamanté 1950s Necklace by Bogoff

    Deep-amethyst-glass stones in various shapes are set into rhodium-plated metal that forms a decorative centerpiece with pendant in this striking and elegant 1950s necklace by Bogoff. Small round glass stones in the same shade embellish the linked chain, which finishes with a diamanté-adorned fold-over clasp.  The rich royal hue and detailed setting make this piece fit for a jewelry diva. I have other pieces by Bogoff that are even more diva-like — scroll down to see them.

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    Vintage amethyst brooch with diamanté-accented gold ribbons
    Another way to wear this vintage amethyst brooch
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    Amethyst & Pavé Gold Bouquet 1940s Brooch by Mazer Bros.

    This brooch is a bouquet of emerald-cut pale-purple-glass flowers with gold-plated stems and pavé accents is tied with a bow. Even the stem ends of this 1940s Retro Modern piece by Mazer are finished with diamanté. These details and the two-piece construction illustrate the high quality associated with this maker’s work. This brooch has a roll-over safety clasp. Although this piece is no longer available, scroll down to see similar brooches from the 1940s that you might like. See all of Mazer Brothers pieces here.

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    Amethyst & Silver Filigree Art Deco Earrings

    Faceted amethyst-glass stones are capped with silver filigree and suspended from filigree balls in these lovely Art Deco earrings. The original screw-backs were replaced with sterling silver lever-backs for pierced ears by my expert jeweler. Scroll down to see an amethyst Art Deco bracelet to wear with these earrings.

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    Amethyst & Sterling Art Deco Bracelet by Leach & Miller

    This Art Deco bracelet by Leach & Miller features pyramid-shaped amethyst-glass stones in a stunning and unusual shade of fuchsia. The setting is sterling silver with a hidden tongue-in-groove clasp. Leach & Miller bracelets in this color and of this length are hard to find.

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    Amethyst & Crystal Art Deco Necklace

    Faceted, long amethyst glass stones are separated by trios of faceted crystals collet-set in decorative mounts in this classic 1920s Art Deco necklace. The stones are all open-back to allow for the maximum reflection of light. The settings for the three crystals closest to the spring-ring clasp have plain edges – they were added to lengthen the original 14.5 inch necklace. This necklace may be sterling, but it is unmarked (except for the clasp). This gorgeous piece was part of my personal collection. Scroll down to see a selection of Art Deco earrings and bracelets to wear with this lovely necklace.

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    Vintage lariat necklace with large amethyst briolettes
    Briolettes and amethyst beads
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    Amethyst Art Deco Lariat Necklace

    This necklace has a large, faceted amethyst-glass briolette at each end of the silver-tone paper-clip chain. You can tie this 1920s Art Deco piece at any length and wear the briolettes the same length or one longer than the other. You can even tie this necklace in the back and have the briolettes accentuate a low-cut neckline in the back, which was typically done in the 1920s. The briolettes on this versatile piece have substantial weight and are gorgeous! This necklace is no longer available. Scroll down to see a similar piece that you might like.

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    Amethyst Bead & Pearl French 1950s Brooch

    This stunning 1950s French brooch features deep amethyst, pink, blue and clear blown-glass beads layered with faux pearls. Many of the beads are multi-colored. The leaves, flowers and beads are all wired onto a brass grid. The quality and construction of this piece are in the style of Louis Rousselet.  This brooch closes with a trombone clasp.

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    Amethyst Bead Italian 1950s Earrings by Coppola e Toppo

    Even if these luscious amethyst-glass-bead earrings were not signed, they scream the maker’s name. The design, colors and construction are outstanding. Notice the subtle interweaving of a thin line of magenta beads on the top. These all-original earrings are clip-backs in a gold-tone setting and have substantial weight. Not for the faint-hearted!

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    Amethyst Drop Art Deco Earrings

    These all-original screw-back Art Deco earrings feature faceted amethyst-glass drops suspended from square-cut amethyst-glass stones. The findings are silver-tone. Nice movement!  These earrings coordinate well with my amethyst Art Deco bracelet — scroll down to see it.

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    Amethyst, Pink Tourmaline & Silver Leaf 1950s Bracelet by Elsa Schiaparelli

    High-domed, amethyst-art-glass cabochons are accented with faceted pink-tourmaline-glass stones and mounted among antiqued silver-tone leaves in this 1950s bracelet by Elsa Schiaparelli. This five-link bracelet has a fold-over clasp and safety chain. The mottled-purple bullet-nose cabochon art glass is fantastic, and the contrasting colored stones make this bracelet a truly exquisite piece from an amazing designer. I have another bracelet in the same design with a different color palette — scroll down to see it.

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    Aquamarine & Pavé 1950s Diadem Brooch/Necklace by Adolph Katz for Coro

    The pavé center is surrounded by aquamarine-glass stones on this brooch that Adolph Katz designed and Coro named Diadem. It has a gold-plated woven border with a roll-over safety-clasp and a loop that allows the piece to be worn as a necklace. An advertisement for a demi-parure in the same design but with all diamanté, reproduced in Marcia Brown’s book on Coro, reads:  “Diadem Jewels by Coro … To cast a lovely light about you, an aura of excitement, a glow of elegance … first magnitude jewels at their starriest heights”. Included with the brooch is the gold-plated double snake chain with a diamanté-adorned tongue-in-groove clasp that is the same design as the brooch center. The snake chain was made for a very slender neck. Please note the chain length (14 1/4″) and check your neck size before purchasing this piece.

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    Aquamarine & Silver Filigree Art Deco Bangle by Peckham

    This faceted aquamarine-glass tone and silver-tone filigree Art Deco bangle bracelet is a fine example of one type of bracelet that was very fashionable in this era. Peckham was known for their pierced costume jewelry, which is how this bracelet would have been described when it was made. The flower-embossed band is a delicate detail. This bracelet expands for putting on and then closes securely for wearing. Scroll down to see other Art Deco aquamarine bracelets to wear with this one.

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    Aquamarine & Sterling Art Deco Line Bracelet

    Faceted aquamarine-glass stones channel set in sterling silver with engraved edges form this classic Art Deco line bracelet, the forerunner of the contemporary tennis bracelet. In the 1920s-1930s, these popular bracelets were known as flexible bracelets. This piece has a tongue-in-groove clasp with safety catch.

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    Aquamarine Bead 5-Strand 1950s Necklace by Miriam Haskell

    This 1950s necklace by Miriam Haskell features five strands of aquamarine-glass beads in various shapes and sizes, some with filigree end-caps, which are joined with Russian-gold filigree caps at each end of the bejeweled clasp. The color is just stunning! This necklace was made for a slim neck. Please note the necklace length (the shortest strand is 14″) and measure your neck before purchasing this piece.

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    Aquamarine Bead Art Deco Necklace

    Graduated, faceted aquamarine-crystal beads form this beautiful Art Deco necklace. The beads have the weight of lead crystal and are knotted in between. The color is a lush aqua. This necklace, which closes with a spring-ring clasp, has been re-strung recently by my expert jeweler.

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    Aquamarine, Diamanté & Sterling 1940s Earrings

    I can’t decide if these sterling silver and diamanté earrings have aquamarine or blue topaz glass stones. Whichever the color, the unusually-shaped stones are faceted and the center of attention.  These unsigned earrings have the same sterling silver clip-backs of another pair by Mazer, so they may be from the same maker. The high quality of these earrings is certainly comparable to Mazer.

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    Baroque Pearl & Blue Bead French 1950s Necklace

    This elegant French necklace in the style of Louis Rousselet has elongated faux baroque pearls separated by clusters of small, round faux pearls and blue-glass beads. It has an adjustable hook-and-tail closure. I have other pieces by and in the style of this maker — scroll down to see them.

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    Baroque Pearl & Onyx Bead French Art Deco Festoon Necklace

    This elegant French Art Deco necklace is fashioned from glass baroque pearls and onyx-glass beads hand-wired onto gilt metal panels connected with swags of small onyx-glass beads and faux pearls. The beads on the panels look like flowers. This piece closes with a screw-barrel clasp. This necklace would make a lovely accessory for a bridal, wedding, prom or other special occasion outfit.

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    Circle brooch with black & white diamanté
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    Black & White Diamanté Circle Brooch by Schreiber & Hiller

    This circle brooch from Germany has the most complex design and is the most unusual of all the pieces in this group by Schreiber & Hiller. The curved, slender links are set with small black diamanté. Claw-set clear stones in various sizes form the rest of the pattern. While some of them have aged a bit, this brooch still has lots of sparkle. It has a closed back and trombone clasp. A stunning and imaginative Art Deco design. Although this brooch is no longer available, scroll down to see other brooches by the same maker that you may like.

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    Art Deco Machine Age necklace
    Bakelite & Diamanté-embellished link necklace
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    Black Bakelite & Diamanté German Art Deco Necklace

    This necklace is comprised of black Bakelite (?) rectangles that alternate with links of five diamanté set in closed, silver-tone metal arches. This piece closes with a hidden tongue-in-groove clasp. This necklace looks just like the one worn by Lucy Boynton in her role as the Countess in Murder on the Orient Express (2017). The movie was set in 1934. Read about it here.

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    Blue Glass Bead 8-Strand 1950s Necklace by Hattie Carnegie

    This 1950s 8-strand necklace by Hattie Carnegie with faceted glass beads in two shades of blue is always in style. The ornate leaf-shaped, gold-plated clasp is a work of art, with layers of flowers and leaves, embellished with a faux pearl, blue-glass stones and a dangling bead in the same color. Even the back of the leaf has veins — another indication of Carnegie’s quality and attention to detail. You can twist the strands for a torsade or wear them straight for a longer look. In either case, I would wear the clasp in front.

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    Brass Filigree 2-Strand Art Deco Necklace

    This Art Deco necklace with filigree plaques and links is brass with a warm gold-tone. Probably European in origin, this lovely and versatile necklace closes with a spring-ring clasp. A piece like this one goes with nearly everything!

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    USD$185.00