Art Deco Necklace Blue Austrian Crystals 1930s Jewelry
This is a unique, very old, crystal necklace that was made in Austria in the 1930 era. The crystals are old shades of blue that is best described as Cornflower or Carolina blue. It is a sparkling shade of medium light blue and is not Aqua.
The necklace is two strands of hand cut Austrian crystals in barrel shapes with pentagon and diamond facets. If you look at my close up photos, you can see the beads vary in shape, size, and facet design. The crystals are spaced with very old clear crystal rounds, all hand faceted as well, with very tiny facets! The crystals are rather weighty for their size as they are old lead crystals with optimal clarity and reflectivity.
With the original matching crystal bead extension chain, the necklace can be hooked up to 16 1/2 " or 42 cm long. The crystals range in size from 6 mm to 12 mm.
If the necklace is not long enough for you, you can add a 4" custom made silver metal extension chain below that will allow the necklace to be hooked anywhere between 16 1/2" and 20 1/2" long.
Look at the ends of the strands and notice the original old brass jump ring, hook, and brass links on the extension chain. (Its brass because this is what was used on older necklaces.) Also notice the beads are fire polished, lending purple, pink, teal, and golden reflections. Not to be confused with Auro Borealis, a process used on rhinestones invented in the 1950s, fire polished crystals have been made for centuries.
The entire necklace is in pristine sparkling clean condition with no imperfections or flaws. All of the crystals are in exceptional condition with no chips or cracks. Any signs of wear are on a very microscopic level hardly worth noting. The necklace is not signed but was assuredly made in Austria.
Comes gift wrapped and shipped in new luxury presentation necklace box.