We have similar Mid Century items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Dylan L. Age Circa : Mid Century C.
Markings : Marked "INDIA" on the tag of the clasp, Tested, and Guaranteed. Country of Origin : Unknown - The chain is from India, but we cannot say for sure that the chain is original to the pendant. Main Stone Measurements/Color : Measures 22.8 mm long by 16 mm wide, Opaque white hue.
Accent Stone : Resin, Rose de France Amethyst. Accent Stone Measurements/Color : The resin measures 13.1 mm long by 21.1 mm wide, Opaque brow and white hues; The amethyst measures 5.9 mm in diameter, Semi-translucent light purple hue. Stone Treatment : Wood is a natural stone. Resin is a manufactured stone. The amethyst stone(s) appear to be untreated, but we are not certified gemologists.
Stone(s) have been tested and guaranteed using a professional Presidium Duo refractive, heat, and hardness tester. Stone Cuts : Intricately Carved and Polished Wood, Oval Cabochon Cut Resin, Round Faceted Cut Amethyst.
Item Measurements : The necklace has a wearable length of 21 long by 2.5 mm wide. The pendant is 2.37" long by 0.90" wide. Closure/Clasp Type: Lobster Clasp, Standard Bale.
Link Type : Snake Link Chain. This gorgeous necklace features three types of stone, including a hand carved and polished moon face in wood. There is also an oval cabochon cut resin stone, which looks shell-like in appearance. There is a Rose de France amethyst stone, as well.
The pendant was made in a geometric motif, and is certain to catch the eye. The sterling silver is fairly tarnished in areas, which is to be expected of an item this age. The price of this item has been reduced to reflect this.
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 specially cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would usually take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. The Mid-Century era, 1935 to 1965, encompassed many new styles of art and architecture and this carried over to jewelry making. This exciting time for jewelry saw movements such as Hollywood Regency, Modernism, Brutalism, and the Atomic Age.
Native American artisans were also making their mark in the jewelry industry. Artisans used many kinds of metals, gemstones, glass, and experimented with ceramic and wood as well. This era was filled with new and innovative designs, while also rejuvenating and reinventing older styles. The unique jewelry which emerged from this era is still very popular today. Amethysts are a semi-precious variety of quartz that are valued for their varying shades of translucent purple hues.Throughout antiquity, amethysts were used in religious and royal jewelry, and were considered as valuable as rubies, emeralds, and even sapphires. Rose de France is a special variety of amethyst. The color has a distinctive light purple, or lilac hue with lovely pink undertones. This variation is hard to find and highly sought after. Traditionally, the term'Rose de France' referred to the style or design with pale purple amethyst stones, which were usually engraved with a crest or monogram.
Over time the unique color of this variety of amethyst became associated with the term'Rose de France' and it is now referred to that way. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.