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Wachenheimer Bros. Jewelry

About Wachenheimer Bros. Jewelry

This fine collection of Wachenheimer Brothers jewelry includes sterling silver Diamonbar bracelets, perhaps their best-known product line, and late-1920s earrings. These earrings are from the later Wachenheimer Real Stone Jewelry line, which features semi-precious stones mounted in sterling silver. The Diamonbar trademark was first used as the name of the company’s sterling silver bar pin, which was introduced in 1916 in a series of ads in Vogue magazine. Two utility patents granted to Harry Wachenheimer pertain to the construction of the company’s bracelets. In operation from 1905 to 1934, this highly-regarded company went out of business during the Great Depression.

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  • Chrysoprase and sterling drop earrings
    Late-1920s chrysoprase earrings
    USD$295.00

    Chrysoprase & Sterling Drop Earrings by Wachenheimer Bros.

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    These chrysoprase and sterling drop earrings by Wachenheimer Bros. have square and oblong stones. By the end of the 1920s, the company was marketing Wachenheimer Real Stone Jewelry with their company name instead of the Diamonbar trademark. The original screw-backs were converted to sterling silver lever-backs for pierced ears by my expert jeweler. Scroll down to see an Art Deco necklace to wear with these lovely earrings.
    USD$295.00
    USD$295.00
  • Diamonbar bracelet of diamanté set in sterling
    Diamonbar Art Deco bracelet
    USD$345.00

    Diamanté & Sterling Diamonbar Bracelet

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    This Diamonbar bracelet has faceted, square-cut diamanté in a sterling silver box setting. Its excellent articulation makes this bracelet an Art Deco classic. Made in the 1920s, this piece closes with a concealed clasp and figure-8 safety catch. This stunning bracelet was made for a slim wrist, so please note the bracelet length (6 5/8") and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece. It can be worn alone or with line bracelets with colored stones – scroll down to see a selection of beautiful companions. This bracelet walked the runway at a recent fashion show. The model wore it with a bridal gown and exquisite flower earrings by Dior.
    USD$345.00
    USD$345.00
  • Topaz bracelet by Wachenheimer Bros.
    Vintage topaz bracelet
    USD$345.00

    Golden Topaz & Sterling Diamonbar Bracelet

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    This topaz bracelet has faceted, square-cut golden-glass stones channel-set in sterling silver. It closes with a concealed clasp and safety chain. At 7 1/2" by 3/8", this Diamonbar jewel is longer and wider than most made in this style in the 1920s. Though the patent number is not marked on the piece, its construction is in accordance with patent #1,344,365, which was issued to Harry Wachenheimer in 1920. You can see the utility patent here, the second one shown below the maker's name. This piece was part of my personal collection and is the perfect adornment for a woman who likes to wear warm colors. A simple, lovely jeweled accessory for day or evening. Scroll down to see a matching brooch.
    USD$345.00
    USD$345.00
  • Wachenheimer Bros bracelet with onyx in sterling
    1930s onyx & diamante bracelet
    USD$295.00

    Onyx, Diamanté & Sterling Wachenheimer Bros. Bracelet

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    This Wachenheimer Bros bracelet has faceted, square-cut onyx-glass stones channel-set in sterling silver, with engraved edges and diamanté-studded clasps. This jewel was made in two sections, with identical fold-over clasps in both places. The type of clasp dates this piece to the early 1930s, after the company stopped using their Diamonbar trademark and near the end of their production. This bracelet was made for a slim wrist, so please note the bracelet length (6 7/8″) and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece. The last photo shows it along with two other line bracelets – bracelets like these were commonly worn in multiples. Scroll down to see their details as well as other onyx jewels to wear with this lovely one.
    USD$295.00
    USD$295.00
  • Wachenheimer sterling, 3 row bracelet with onyx & diamanté
    Wachenheimer Brothers bracelet
    USD$345.00

    Onyx, Diamanté & Sterling 3-Row Bracelet by Wachenheimer Bros.

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    This Wachenheimer sterling, 3 row bracelet has a line of faceted, round onyx-glass stones on either side of a center row of diamantés. The bejeweled fold-over clasp, which joins the harp-shaped link at each end, was used by this maker in the early 1930s, when they were no longer using their Diamonbar trademark. This bracelet was made for a slim wrist. Please note the bracelet length (6 7/8") and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece. Scroll down to see a great selection of Art Deco pieces to wear with this lovely jewel.
    USD$345.00
    USD$345.00
  • Black onyx dangle earrings with marcasites in sterling
    Onyx, marcasite & sterling Wachenheimer Bros. earrings
    USD$295.00

    Onyx, Marcasite & Sterling Earrings by Wachenheimer Bros.

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    These black onyx dangle earrings in sterling silver are part of the maker's Wachenheimer Real Stone Jewelry line, launched in the late-1920s. They feature a faceted, square stone set with a top border of marcasites and suspended from a marcasite-encrusted slim sterling bar. A square-cut, prong-set onyx sits at the earlobe. These all-original screw-back earrings can be modified for pierced ears. This pair in the "Geometric" pattern was advertised in the November 9, 1929 issue of Vogue. Scroll down to see a selection of onyx Art Deco pieces to wear with these versatile and stylish jewels.
    USD$295.00
    USD$295.00