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1920s Jewelry

This unique selection of 1920s jewelry includes long earrings, long and short necklaces, narrow bracelets, and brooches. Originally designed for the flapper, these jewels are equally stylish today. Many 1920s costume pieces were made from materials such as white metals, clear and colored glass stones and beads, faux pearls, diamanté, and marcasites, in imitation of fine jewelry. Filigree pieces in white and gilt metal were also popular. Colorful early plastics (Celluloid, Bakelite, and Galalith) were fashioned into novelty pieces at this time. Jewelry in the Art Deco style made its debut in the 1920s. Read more about 1920s jewelry and fashion.

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  • 1920s necklace with amethyst & crystal beads
    Long Art Deco necklace worn doubled
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    Amethyst & Crystal Bead Long 1920s Necklace

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    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.

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  • Art Deco earrings with amethyst teardrops & filigree
    Another view of these Art Deco earrings
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    Amethyst & Filigree Art Deco Earrings

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    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.

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    Amethyst & Filigree Pendant & Earrings Set

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    This dainty 1920s pendant 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 the look – scroll down to see examples.

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    Amethyst & Pearl Drop Earrings

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    These long and luxurious 1920s earrings feature faceted amethyst-glass-teardrop pendants dangling from silver-tone paper-clip chain. Tiny faux pearls and a lantern-shaped amethyst bead accents each chain. These earrings are the epitome of the glamour and style of the Art Deco era, yet they remain modern and elegant. The screw-backs can be modified for pierced ears. This pair looks wonderful with amethyst Art Deco bracelets – scroll down to see a selection.

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    Amethyst & Sterling Link 1920s Bracelet by Foster & Bro.

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    This classic Art Deco bracelet features four faceted, cushion-cut, deep-amethyst glass stones. They are set in open-back, vertical, sterling silver frames that alternate with horizontal oval panels and links. This lovely, well-made bracelet closes with a clasp that hooks onto the last link.

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  • Amethyst bangle bracelet in sterling
    Front of wide amethyst bangle
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    Amethyst Bangle Bracelet

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    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.

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    Amethyst Bead Long 1920s Necklace

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    This 1920s necklace of faceted, amethyst-glass beads with crystal disk spacers never goes out of style. It has been professionally restrung without a clasp, has substantial weight and was designed to be worn as a single, long (31″) strand. 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.

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    Amethyst Chicklet-style 1920s Necklace

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    This 1920s Art Deco necklace of faceted, square-cut amethyst- glass stones set in silver-tone frames with a delicate chain may be 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 walked the runway at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019. Scroll down to take a look at coordinating amethyst bracelets.

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    Amethyst Molded Glass Necklace with Drop

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    This charming 1920s Art Deco necklace features a centerpiece of six amethyst-molded-glass plaques. A seventh plaque is a drop suspended with an amethyst-glass bead flanked by tiny pearls. The delicate paper-clip chain was very popular during this era. This necklace closes with a spring-ring clasp. This jewel is lovely with a V-neckline. Scroll down to see amethyst Art Deco bracelets to wear with this pretty piece.

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    Amethyst Triangle Art Deco Necklace

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    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.

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    Apple Juice Celluloid Drop Earrings

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    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!

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    Aquamarine & Filigree Art Deco Necklace

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    This lovely 1920s Art Deco necklace on a delicate chain features a centerpiece with alternating aquamarine-glass stones and square filigree plaques. The open-backed, faceted, shield-shaped stones sit on decorated frames. An aquamarine-glass bead sits at each end of the centerpiece. This necklace, which closes with a press-back filigree clasp, is chromium-plated. These particular aquamarines are right for those who look best in cooler colors. Scroll down to see complementary aquamarine bracelets to wear with this pretty jewel.

    USD$195.00
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  • Scandinavian vintage silver brooch with aqua center
    Close-up view of flower
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    Aquamarine & Sterling Flower 1920s Brooch by Bjerregaard

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    This Scandinavian vintage silver brooch is in the shape of a simple, yet elegant flower with an aquamarine glass stone center. This sterling piece has the smooth finish often associated with jewelry from that part of the world. According to the website Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks, and Makers’ Marks, this brooch was made by Hans Saugmann Bjerregaard, a silversmith in Kjellerup (central Denmark) from 1921-1937. This piece is lovely!

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  • Vintage aquamarine bracelet in sterling silver
    Aquamarine Art Deco line bracelet
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    Aquamarine & Sterling Line Bracelet

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    This vintage aquamarine bracelet has square-cut glass stones channel-set in rhodium-plated sterling silver links with engraved edges. It is an excellent example of an Art Deco line bracelet, so popular in the 1920s-1930s. Longer than many from this era, this one has substantial weight and width as well as excellent construction and articulation. The concealed clasp has a safety catch. This bracelet is signed, but I cannot identify the maker. Because of its simple, classic lines, this bracelet coordinates well with more elaborate pieces from other eras. In fact, it adorned a runway model at Toronto Fashion Week for Spring 2019. She wore this jewel with fabulous 1950s diamanté chandelier earrings, which you can see here. Scroll down for a selection of pieces from different decades that coordinate with this beautiful bracelet.

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  • Vintage aquamarine necklace
    Aquamarine Art Deco necklace
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    Aquamarine 1920s Necklace

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    This vintage aquamarine necklace has watery-blue-glass stones set in etched-silver-metal frames. The stones are faceted on top and have pointed bottoms. This stunning, well-made 1920s Art Deco classic closes with a spring-ring clasp. The frames and links may be sterling, but only the clasp is marked. This lovely jewel, from my personal collection, would suit someone who looks best in cool colors. Scroll down to see aquamarine Art Deco bracelets to wear with this beautiful piece.

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    Aquamarine, Diamanté & Sterling Art Deco Bracelet

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    This Art Deco bracelet features pyramid-shaped aquamarine rhinestones alternating with links of diamanté, all set in sterling silver with a spring-ring clasp. Although this piece is signed, I cannot identify the maker. This bracelet was made for a slim wrist. Please note the bracelet length (6 3/4″) and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece. Scroll down to see some coordinating pieces.

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  • Vintage bead necklace in black and cream
    Front view of black & cream vintage necklace
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    Black & Cream Galalith Bead Necklace

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    This vintage bead necklace is a piece that’s especially fun for summer. It has alternating larger and smaller black beads that culminate in a centerpiece of two plaques designed to look carved and two cream-colored cones separated by a black disk. Made from an early plastic (Bakelite or Galalith?), this necklace from 1925-1935 closes with an unusual push-in clasp. This piece is from my personal collection.

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    Black Bakelite & Diamanté Dangle Earrings

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    The drops of these unusual Art Deco black Bakelite (or other plastic from the 1920s) earrings are embellished with a silver painted design and inlaid diamanté. A sterling chain connects each drop to a diamanté-centered black bead designed to adorn the earlobe. These all-original screw-back earrings can be modified for pierced ears. Light-weight and easy to wear, this fun pair works well for off-duty and business-casual wear. Scroll down to see a selection of Art Deco bracelets to wear with these jewels.

    USD$195.00
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  • Vintage drop earrings with blue glass and diamanté
    Blue art glass and diamanté vintage drop earrings
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    Blue Art Glass & Diamanté Drop Earrings

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    These vintage drop earrings feature blue art-glass teardrops with faint striations and filigree caps. They fall from links of baguettes and round diamanté set in silver-tone metal. The original screw-backs were converted to sterling silver ear wires with lever backs for pierced ears by my expert jeweler. These unusual Art Deco earrings are a lovely shade of blue. Although the diamanté are ageing, the blue stones – which are the star attraction – are perfect. I bought these earrings for my personal collection, but I’m reluctantly offering them for sale. They’re the perfect adornment for a woman who looks best in cool colors.

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    Blue Bead 1920s Fringe Necklace

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    Clusters of blue opaque-glass beads and rectangular brass links form this fun 1920s Art Deco necklace. It has lots of movement and is great for casual and office wear. This necklace closes with a spring-ring clasp. It’s perfect for a woman who looks best in cool colors.

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  • Vintage glass bead necklace in shades of blue with rings
    Blue bead & glass ring Art Deco necklace
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    Blue Blown Glass Bead Necklace with Rings

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    This vintage glass bead necklace has clusters of blown-glass beads in shades of blue wound together with wire and linked with clear glass rings. Although the spring-ring clasp doesn’t provide a clue to the necklace’s origin, I believe it was made in Europe. This piece was recently restrung by my expert jeweler. This wreath-like jewel from my personal collection is a lovely topping to a round-neck garment and the perfect colors for women who dress in a cool palette. Scroll down to see crystal ball earrings to wear with this necklace as well as a similar one with peach-glass beads.

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    Blue-Glass Flower & Diamanté French Choker

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    Clusters of delicate blue-glass-flower-shaped beads with white glass centers alternate with clusters of diamanté in this gorgeous Art Deco choker that is probably from France. Three rondelles form the screw-in closure. This necklace has been restrung by my expert jeweler. What a knockout! Wear it with real or faux diamond stud earrings and you’ll own any room you enter!

    USD$695.00
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  • Camphor glass necklace with chrysoprase beads
    Close-up of beads and metal links
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    Camphor Glass & Chrysoprase Bead Sautoir

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    The slender, barrel-shaped beads in this camphor glass necklace are flanked by small, round chrysoprase beads. Each trio is connected with tubular white-metal links that form a Y. At the bottom is an inverted V-shaped white-metal element that is embellished with marcasites and that holds five rows of fringe. This lovely 1920s sautoir is lightweight. It closes with a box clasp and safety catch. This wonderful Art Deco jewel – which I believe originated in Europe – is from my personal collection.

    USD$345.00
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  • Vintage carnelian earrings in German Art Deco design
    Carnelian ring German Art Deco earrings
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    Carnelian Ring German 1920s Earrings

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    These vintage carnelian earrings feature rings and beads suspended from sterling silver chain. At 3 1/8” in length, these fabulous German Art Deco creations are fun to wear. I love the way the chain goes around the rings. This “life-saver” motif was popular in 1920s jewelry. The original screw-backs were converted to sterling silver posts for pierced ears by my expert jeweler. These earrings are from my personal collection. Carnelian is a beautiful and versatile color for women who look best in warm hues. Scroll down to see a complementary bracelet, also German-made.

    USD$395.00
    USD$395.00