Chrysoprase, Marcasite & Sterling German Art Deco Bracelet
6 3/4" x 1/2"
Excellent (safety clasp replaces safety chain)
Oval chrysoprase (glass?) stones set in sterling silver alternating with marcasite-embellished links form this Art Deco bracelet. It is another excellent example of the high-quality German workmanship of the period. This piece has a hidden tongue-in-groove clasp with a safety catch and was made for a slim wrist. Please note the bracelet length (6 3/4″) and check your wrist size before purchasing this piece. This bracelet was part of my personal collection when I favored German Art Deco jewelry. I have other chrysoprase Art Deco pieces that look lovely with this bracelet – scroll down to see a selection.
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Vintage Brooches & Pins, 1920s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelryThis Art Deco marcasite brooch has three faceted chrysoprase (glass?) stones set in sterling silver. It exhibits typical German construction and their aesthetic of the 1920s-1930s. The 935 mark refers to a higher silver content than the sterling standard, which is 925 parts per 1000 – not uncommon in German pieces of the era. This brooch was in my personal collection and was among the first pieces I bought when I focused on Art Deco jewelry. You can wear this petite jewel at the throat of a blouse or on the collar of a jacket to great effect. Scroll down to see Art Deco chrysoprase earrings that look lovely with this piece. This green is lovely on women who look best in warm colors.$ 175
ArchivesA chrysoprase glass circle is mounted on sterling silver wings in this classic Art Deco piece. The life-saver center is a popular motif of the era. This piece is signed, but I cannot identify the maker. This brooch, which has a nice patina that can be cleaned if you wish, closes with a roll-over safety clasp. Scroll down to take a look at chrysoprase Art Deco earrings that look great with this piece.$ 150
Vintage Necklaces, 1930s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelryAlthough unmarked, the design and quality of this early-1930s chrysoprase (glass?) and crystal chicklet-style necklace make me think it was made in Germany. The faceting of the crystals is superb, and the mountings of the stones are highly-decorated. The silver-tone metal may be sterling, although the stone frames are unmarked. This gorgeous piece from my personal collection closes with an older-style spring-ring clasp. Scroll down to see Art Deco earrings and bracelets to wear with this jewel.$ 450
Vintage Earrings, 1930s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelrySimple, yet fun, these vintage chrysoprase earrings have faceted, square, and triangle-shaped apple-green-glass stones. They are mounted in silver-tone metal frames. These all-original 1930s screw-back earrings have a nice swing and can be modified for pierced ears. Scroll down to see other Art Deco pieces that compliment this pair.$ 195