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Chrysoprase, Marcasite & Sterling German Brooch

Chrysoprase, Marcasite & Sterling German Brooch

$ 175

Additional information

Maker

Unsigned

Size

1 7/8" x 7/8"

Condition

Excellent

Date

1920s

Marks

"935"

This 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.

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