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Crystal & Chrome Chicklet-Style Kollmar & Jourdan Necklace

Crystal & Chrome Chicklet-Style Kollmar & Jourdan Necklace

$ 325

Additional information

Maker

Kollmar & Jourdan

Size

Necklace: 16" x 1/2" (at center); chicklets: 3/8" square

Condition

Excellent

Date

1930s

Marks

"MADE IN GERMANY" & "KJ" with arrow through letters on ring next to clasp

This Kollmar & Jourdan necklace features three faceted, square-cut crystal chicklets flanked on either side by decorative chrome plaques. A scroll chain – a style I’ve seen on many German pieces from this era – completes the necklace and closes with a spring-ring clasp. This piece is the only one I have ever seen by this prominent and long-standing Pforzheim jewelry maker. This lovely necklace goes with every color! Scroll down to see some earrings and a bracelet that do, too.

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