1930s Czechoslovakian Amber Glass Bead Vintage Necklace

This beautiful necklace in a stylish amber hue dates from the 1930s. It was created in Czechoslovakia.

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Excellent

 

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£95.00

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The Details...

This necklace features round, rondelle shaped and cabochon amber glass of varying sizes. It features filigree gilt metal findings, including spacers and decorative cappings for the beads. The necklace slides over the head - it does not feature a fastening mechanism. The necklace is 65cm in length. 

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 1920s and 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. This necklace is highlt likely to have been created in Czechoslovakia due to the good quality and unusual shaping of the glass beads and the use of highly decorative filigree metal findings. 

Wear it With...

Embody the authority of a Deco fashionista, add this piece to your working wardrobe. It would look stunning paired with a silk top, pencil skirt and courts. 

  • Colour Gold, Amber
  • Era 1930s
  • Occasion Work, Wedding Guest, The Festive Season, Smart Casual, Holiday and Globetrotting, Everyday, Cocktail and Evening
  • Trend World Voyage, Gatsby Glamour