Age Circa: Art Deco C. Gram Weight: 107.4 Grams. Main Stone Carat Weight/Color: 24 mm wide to 9 mm wide, Marbled browns, yellows and oranges. Item Measurements: The necklace has a wearable length of 34" long and is 0.97" wide.
Notable Features : This necklace was handmade in the Art Deco style. The necklace was hand strung in China and features HUGE butterscotch egg yolk amber colored Bakelite beads. The necklace has graduated beads beginning with the smallest beads at the back of the neck and gradually increasing to the center beads at 24 mm in diameter.These gorgeous beads have a unique marbled hue and each one is a different mix of yellows, browns and oranges, giving this piece additional individuality. The necklace has a dramatic opera length of 34 and slips over the head easily. Hand strung and double knotted to prevent friction and damage. Don't miss your chance to own this incredible piece of history. This listing is for the item only. The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era.
A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1940. Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specifically cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would often take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. Bakelite is the first plastic made from synthetic components, and was developed by chemist Leo Baekeland in 1907.
It was used to make a diverse range of products in a variety of jewel quality colors, and the retro appeal has made Bakelite jewelry quite valuable as a collectible item. Please take this into consideration before. The item "Antique Vintage Deco Chinese HUGE Butterscotch Egg Yolk Bakelite Bead Necklace" is in sale since Thursday, July 25, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.