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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.
    USD$175.00
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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!
    USD$250.00
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    1920s necklace with amethyst & crystal beads
    Long Art Deco necklace worn doubled

    Amethyst & Crystal Bead Long 1920s Necklace

    This 1920s necklace of alternating amethyst-glass and crystal beads was designed to complement the long-waisted, slim flapper silhouette but is equally fashionable today. This substantial piece has just been professionally restrung with knots and no clasp. Although the necklace was designed to be worn as a single long (35″) strand, you can wear it doubled if you have a slim neck. A pearl extender clasp (see the seventh photo), which makes the doubling possible, will be included with this necklace. This jewel looks great with the Amethyst Bead Long Art Deco Necklace, also weighty, shown in the last photo. Scroll down to see it and a selection of coordinating bracelets and earrings.
    USD$295.00
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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.
    USD$145.00
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    Art Deco earrings with amethyst teardrops & filigree
    Another view of these Art Deco earrings

    Amethyst & Filigree Art Deco Earrings

    Stunning and elegant, these Art Deco earrings feature faceted, pale-amethyst-glass teardrop pendants. Each is capped with beautiful silver-tone filigree. A faceted, round diamanté sits at the ear lobe, and a row of tiny stones dot the space in between. Although some of these accents have darkened, they are not visible when the earrings are worn. The screw-backs can be modified for pierced ears. Scroll down to see the perfect Art Deco bracelets to wear with these gorgeous jewels.
    USD$245.00
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    Vintage amethyst brooch with diamanté-accented gold ribbons
    Another way to wear this vintage amethyst brooch

    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.
    USD$225.00
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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.
    USD$195.00
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    Vintage amethyst bracelet in sterling silver
    Front of amethyst & sterling Art Deco bracelet

    Amethyst & Sterling 1920s Bracelet

    This vintage amethyst bracelet from the 1920s is a variation of the era’s line bracelet. Instead of the typical channel-set stones, this jewel's emerald-cut, pale-amethysts are prong-set atop open-back sterling-silver cups. This classic Art Deco bracelet closes with a concealed clasp. The glass stones are a lovely color, and the construction allows the light to pass through. This piece looks elegant with Art Deco necklaces in variations of this regal hue — scroll down to see a selection.
    USD$275.00
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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.
    USD$300.00
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    Amethyst & Vermeil Sterling 1940s Brooch by Mazer Bros.

    A large, faceted square-cut amethyst-glass stone sits at the center of this 1940s brooch by Mazer Bros. The four-pronged setting sits on top of a double-loop bow in gold-washed, sterling silver. The color of the stone is gorgeous, the design is very Retro Modern in style, and the complex construction is very characteristic of the maker. The pin closes with a roll-over safety clasp. Although the gold plating has darkened in a places, this brooch still has lots of warmth and beauty.
    USD$150.00
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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.
    USD$295.00
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    Vintage lariat necklace with large amethyst briolettes
    Briolettes and amethyst beads

    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.
    USD$235.00
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    Art Deco pendant necklace & earrings w/amethysts
    1920s amethyst & filigree pendant

    Amethyst Art Deco Pendant Necklace & Earrings

    This dainty Art Deco pendant necklace with matching earrings features faceted, princess-cut amethyst-glass stones. They are mounted in a light-weight, chromium- or rhodium-plated setting with filigree accents. The necklace has a paper-clip chain with an old-fashioned filigree clasp. The earrings are all-original screw-backs, but they can be modified for pierced ears. Pick an Art Deco amethyst bracelet to complete this elegant day or evening look – scroll down to see examples.
    USD$295.00
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    Amethyst bangle bracelet in sterling
    Front of wide amethyst bangle

    Amethyst Bangle Bracelet

    This amethyst bangle bracelet from the 1920s has faceted, square-cut glass stones channel-set in sterling silver with engraved edges. This piece is wider and more substantial than its contemporaries. In fact, its size, weight, design, and components are nearly identical to one of my own Lady Gloria Hinged Bracelets by Wachenheimer Brothers. This piece is unsigned on the tongue (where Diamonbar bangles were marked), so I can't be sure. Either way, this bracelet is so beautiful and well-made that you won't be disappointed. It was made for a slim wrist, so please note the inside circumference (6 3/4″) and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece. Scroll down to see some lovely complementary Art Deco earrings and necklaces.
    USD$425.00
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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.
    USD$225.00
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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!
    USD$395.00
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    Vintage amethyst bead necklace w/crystal spacers
    Long view of necklace

    Amethyst Bead Long 1920s Necklace

    This vintage amethyst bead necklace never goes out of style. It is a long (31”) strand of graduating faceted, deep-purple glass beads with crystal disk spacers. This piece has been professionally restrung without a clasp and has substantial weight. Made in the 1920s, it was designed to be worn as a single, long strand, to compliment the drop-waist fashion of the day. As an alternative, the third photo shows the necklace worn doubled, with the aid of a device called a pearl extender clasp (shown in the fifth photo). I will include one with this purchase. This necklace looks fabulous with another long 1920s necklace, which is also weighty, that is shown in the last photo. Scroll down to see it and a selection of amethyst Art Deco bracelets to wear with this jewel.
    USD$295.00
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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.
    USD$175.00
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    Amethyst Triangle Art Deco Necklace

    Amethyst glass in triangle-shaped mounds are mounted on silver-tone frames in this amazing 1920s Art Deco necklace. The stones are rounded at the top and open-backed. This stunning, glowing piece closes with a spring-ring clasp. Although the clasp is marked "sterling" and "Ger", the frames are unmarked. This necklace may be German in origin. Scroll down to see a selection of Art Deco bracelets to wear with this lovely royal jewel.
    USD$295.00
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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.
    USD$450.00
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    Apple Juice Celluloid Drop Earrings

    Apple-juice celluloid(?) beads and hoops connected with brass filigree findings form these delightfully long, Art Deco earrings. They are all-original with screw backs, which can be modified for pierced ears. This color is perfect for women who look best in warm hues. These wonderful 1920s earrings are fun to wear!
    USD$195.00
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    1950s Bogoff necklace with aquamarine & diamante
    Aquamarine & diamante 1950s Bogoff necklace

    Aquamarine & Diamanté Bogoff Necklace

    This 1950s Bogoff necklace with faceted marquis-shaped and round aquamarine glass stones adds this beautiful color and a touch of class to any outfit. Diamanté accent the center of this well-made piece, and the diamanté-embellished chain speaks the maker’s name. The white metal is rhodium-plated, and the clasp is the fold-over type. Aquamarine is a lovely color for every season and occasion.
    USD$175.00
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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.
    USD$300.00
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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.
    USD$150.00