A wonderful graduated rock crystal necklace from the Art Deco era, c1920! The necklace is made up of sparkling rock crystals, (or otherwise known as natural clear quartz!) which are beautifully calibrated from small at the back neck to large at the front. The colorless or 'icy' rock crystals are hand-cut into classic round beads and each are faceted, reflecting shards of light with every motion. The necklace has been securely hand strung with silver looped wire, complete with a charming Art Deco rectangular clasp accented with a cabochon black onyx gem. A safety chain attaches for extra security. A sexy and very long 37" inch 'flapper' length can be worn with a front knot (as it may have been worn in the day!), doubled up, or long and glamorous.
A wonderful Art Deco necklace. A piece which would add a glistening finesse to any outfit by itself, or layered with your other favorites!
Art Deco, c1920
Silver - possibly sterling albeit difficult to test. No stamps present. Clasp is not silver.
Natural rock crystal (colourless quartz) ranging in size from 10.00 mm - 5.50mm. *Presidium probe tested
around 60 grams
37" inches (94cm) total length
The overall condition of the necklace is excellent. Besides normal light surface wear, the rock crystal is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks seen. The clasp is in excellent working order with a secure click when fastened. A superb antique necklace!