Antique Vintage Art Deco 925 Sterling Silver Green Onyx Lavaliere Necklace 14.1g
We have similar Onyx and Art Deco items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Cait P. Age Circa : Art Deco C. Country of Origin : Unknown. Gram Weight : 14.1 grams. 925 sterling silver, base metal clasp. Diameter: 12.05 mm. Color: semi-translucent dark green hue. Accent Stone Measurements/Color. The 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 : Polished domed cabochon. Chain width: 1.55 mm. Pendant measurements: 0.60 diameter. Closure/Clasp Type: Barrel clasp. Link Type: Cable link chain. Handmade during the Art Deco era. Features seven lavaliere pendants, each of which is adorned with an onyx stone. The onyx stones are a vibrant green in hue and semi-translucent. Each pendant is attached to a cable link chain. Completed with a base metal barrel clasp. When worn, the necklace sits at the collarbone on most people. Damage: Age appropriate wear. 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. Lavalieres are necklaces that include a fairly long chain or small link necklace, that ends in a single large pendant or tassel, which in turn often has additional pendants or tassels dangling from it. Though named for a mistress of Louis XIV, the style is usually associated with turn-of-the-20th century jewelry and remained popular into the 1930s. Onyx is a chalcedony quartz gemstone that is found all over the world. It usually has a fine texture and black color; however, some onyx also displays colored bands or ribbons against a black or brown background. Red onyx is quite rare and desirable and is also known as sardonyx. Onyx that has a deep green shade is known as Brazilian green onyx and is very rare. It became a popular stone for sculpture and jewelry in the 1920s and 1930s. The name comes from the Greek word onyx which means nail of a finger or claw. The word onyx comes from the Greek word which can be translated as nail of a finger or claw. In Greco-Roman myth, the goddess of beauty, Aphrodite, lay sleeping when Eros cut her fingernails and left the clippings scattered on the ground. Because no part of a heavenly body can die, the gods turned them into stone which later became known as onyx. The item “Antique Vintage Art Deco 925 Sterling Silver Green Onyx Lavaliere Necklace 14.1g” is in sale since Sunday, September 13, 2020. 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.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Unknown
- Style: Collar
- Metal Purity: .925
- Main Stone: Onyx
- Metal: Sterling Silver