1930s Black and White Glass Beads and Hoops Vintage Necklace

This rare design glass bead necklace represents elegant 1930s craftsmanship. 

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The Details...

This necklace features clusters of frosted white and black glass beads in teardrop shapes. These clusters are interspersed with clear glass hoops. The necklace does not feature a fastening, it goes over your head. The necklace measures 66cm.

A Short History...

Glass has been a prevelant feature of costume pieces since the invention of jewellery. An easily accessible material that can be formed into any shape and dyed any colour. Glass was heavily used in 1930s pieces, such as this necklace, because it could be dyed in a vast array of colours to meet the need for affordable jewellery after the Great Depression and First World War. 

Wear it With...

This necklace looks classic and elegant paired with a deep black roll neck knit and grey wool trousers. 

  • Colour White, Transparent, Black
  • Era 1930s
  • Occasion Wedding Guest, The Festive Season, Smart Casual, Cocktail and Evening
  • Trend Gatsby Glamour