Chrome Brickwork 1930s Necklace by Jakob Bengel
16" x 1 1/4"
Excellent (minor fading on some links only visible up close)
"GARANTIE" on jump ring next to clasp; Bengel pieces were not signed
See Weber-Stöber, p.106 for the same necklace partly laquered
This Jakob Bengel necklace in the well-known Mauerwerk (brickwork) pattern is the epitome of German Machine Age design. This chromium-plated brass piece, which closes with a spring-ring clasp, feels very slinky. You can wear this necklace on either side. Scroll down to see several Machine Age bracelets to wear with this necklace, including one by Bengel.
Vintage Bracelets, 1930s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelryThis blue bead bracelet has glass beads separated by chrome balls and knots of textured chrome wire. Made in the 1930s, this piece closes with a spring-ring clasp. The textured knots add interest and a Machine Age-look. Wear this versatile and fun bracelet with casual or office attire. It’s perfect for a woman who looks best in cool colors.$ 195
Vintage Bracelets, 1930s Jewelry, Jakob Bengel JewelryRed and black enamel decorate this chrome 1930s German Machine Age bracelet attributed to Jakob Bengel. The articulation is superb. This bracelet closes with a spring-ring clasp. Scroll down to see one of his brickwork necklaces and a pair of his earrings, both in the same color combination.$ 325