Art Deco 1930s Foil Glass Bead Necklace and Earrings Set

This vibrant jewellery set was created in the 1930s. It features a beutiful foiled glass colour way.

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The Details...

Tis jewellery set features a necklace and earrings. They are detailed with round, turquoise, purple and green foil glass beads and small, round turquoise glass beads. The necklace is hand-knotted and the beads are strung onto silk thread. The necklace fastens with a barrel clasp. The earrings are for pierced ears. They each feature a bead suspended from gold-plated chain, with ear hooks. The necklace measures 38cm and the earrings are 3cm x 1cm. 

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 set, because of it's ability to meet the need for affordable jewellery after the Depression era.

Wear it With...

The bright colours in these earrings would look sensational paired with a deep purple velvet blazer - so on trend at the moment. 

  • Colour Gold, Purple, Turquoise, Green
  • Era 1930s
  • Occasion Wedding Guest, The Festive Season, Cocktail and Evening, Holiday and Globetrotting, Smart Casual
  • Trend Gatsby Glamour