Lapis & Sterling 1920s Bracelet
7 1/8" x 1/2"
"STERLING" on back of 2 silver links
This lapis bracelet features sugar-loaf stones (3/8″ high) set in sterling silver that alternate with square glass links in a darker blue. The links and settings are sterling silver. This type of bracelet was called a slave bracelet when it was made in the late 1920s and 1930s. This piece, which closes with a spring-ring clasp, is from my personal collection. I’m reluctantly offering it for purchase. Scroll down to see some lapis Art Deco pieces that look lovely with this jewel.
Vintage Earrings, 1930s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelryA pair of lapis glass beads, each capped with flower-petal-shaped metal, form these Art Deco drop earrings from the former Czechoslovakia. The lower bead is 1/2-inch in diameter. The size and color make these earrings a bit bolder in effect than pieces from the 1920s. The original screw-backs were replaced with sterling silver posts for pierced ears by my expert jeweler. Scroll down to see a selection of Art Deco pieces to wear with these earrings.USD$245.00
Vintage Necklaces, 1920s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelryThis lapis bead necklace has cone-shaped glass beads with crystal disk centers alternating with small, round lapis-glass-beads flanked by a crystal disk on each end. This necklace, which closes with a spring-ring clasp, has just been restrung professionally. It is perfect for round necklines and women who look best in cool colors. Scroll down to see a selection of coordinating Art Deco earrings and bracelets.USD$275.00
Vintage Necklaces, 1920s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelryThis lapis and silver pyramid necklace has molded sugar-loaf glass stones set in silver-tone frames alternating with silver-tone triangular plaques. This motif illustrates the world's fascination with all things Egyptian in the 1920s. This necklace, which closes with a spring-ring clasp, was in my personal collection. Scroll down to see a coordinating Art Deco bracelet with lapis stones in the same shape.USD$295.00
Vintage Earrings, 1930s Jewelry, Unsigned JewelryThese lapis blue earrings are formed from molded-glass panels that look like carved gemstones. The flower motif in the blue-glass pendants is present in the silver-tone metal components that connect the pendant to the earring top. These all-original, unusual earrings have screw-backs, but they can be modified for pierced ears. Because these Art Deco earrings are 2″ long and bold (the glass panels are 3/4-inch squares), I would wear these drops with only an Art Deco bracelet – scroll down to see a selection. This versatile color is perfect for those who look best in cool hues.USD$245.00