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Lapis Bead Necklace with Chrome

Lapis Bead Necklace with Chrome

$ 185

Additional information

Maker

Jakob Bengel?

Size

16 7/8" x 1/2" (center bead)

Condition

Very good (see description)

Date

Early-1930s

Marks

None (Bengel pieces were not signed)

This lapis bead necklace in a 1930s German Machine Age design was probably made by Jakob Bengel. It has glass beads separated by decorative chrome links and a center Galalith(?) bead with chrome end caps. The same piece in other colors has been attributed to Bengel by a British expert. (This maker’s jewelry was never signed.) This necklace closes with a spring-ring clasp, which may be a replacement (it is brass in color). The center bead has a minor flaw that probably occurred during manufacture. This small imperfection does not detract from the beauty or wearability of this jewel. Scroll down to see coordinating bracelets. Perfect adornments for those who wear cool colors.

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