Citrine & Crystal 1920s Tiered Necklace
Necklace: 15" x 1/4"; center section: 1 1/8" x 1 1/2"
Indecipherable mark next to the clasp
The design and construction of this tiered necklace, a variation on the 1920s chicklet-style, is first class. Golden yellow, square-cut glass stones alternate with oblong crystals to form the necklace and tiered centerpiece. Round dangling citrine-glass stones add the movement that was so essential in the Art Deco era. All of the stones are faceted and mounted in decorated, silver-tone metal. The construction makes me think this piece was made in Europe. This divine jewel, which I initially purchased for myself, closes with a spring-ring clasp. Scroll down to see a number of Art Deco earrings and bracelets to wear with this piece.
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- Vintage Earrings, 1920s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelryThese classy citrine dangle earrings are fashioned from faceted glass stones shaped like gumdrops. They are suspended from citrine-glass beads and a matching stone 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. If you don’t have pierced ears and are looking for similar earrings with screw backs, scroll down to see what is available. Included are necklaces and bracelets that complement these earrings, an essential jewelry wardrobe staple for those who like to wear warm colors.USD$275.00
- Vintage Earrings, 1920s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelryThese dangling crystal earrings from the 1920s are formed by three faceted, square-cut chicklets, with a diamond-shaped stone set at the earlobe. These all-original screw-back earrings can be modified for pierced ears. The mountings and findings may be sterling silver, but only the fasteners are marked. Because the chicklets are separated by rings, these earrings have lots of movement and light reflection. These Art Deco jewels sparkled on the runway at a recent fashion show. Scroll down to see a selection of complementary pieces.USD$295.00
- Vintage Earrings, 1920s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelryThese citrine pendant earrings from the mid-1920s are probably Czech in origin. What’s really unique is the metal inlays in each glass drop, which give the appearance of marcasites. The faceted, domed stone at the top (designed to fall at the earlobe) is the same color as the bead and drop. These all-original, Art Deco screw-back earrings are rich in color and can be modified for pierced ears. Scroll down to see a pair that has already been converted as well as coordinating pieces.USD$275.00
- Vintage Bracelets, 1920s Jewelry, Leach & Miller JewelryThis citrine bangle bracelet features sets of five faceted, round deep-citrine (or golden-topaz) glass stones alternating with five faceted diamanté. The stones are channel-set in narrow, curved sterling silver with engraved edges. The ends meet with a pair of diamanté-set scrolls rather than a clasp. Longer than the typical bracelet of this era, this Leach & Miller creation may have been designed to be worn on the upper arm, as a so-called slave bracelet. You can wear it now either way – simply pull apart the ends to put it on. This unusual jewel is perfect for a woman who likes to wear warm colors. Scroll down to see a selection of complementary pieces.USD$345.00
- Vintage Bracelets, 1920s Jewelry, R.F. Simmons JewelryThis vintage Art Deco bracelet by Simmons, a company known for their innovation, has rectangular dark-citrine-glass stones set in the center of alternating panels of sterling silver filigree. The clasp on this piece is unique and secure. This bracelet is wider than most of its filigree counterparts, which makes me think it may be an early 1930s piece. Scroll down to see Art Deco citrine jewels that coordinate beautifully with this bracelet.USD$295.00