While this Art Deco necklace has a modest silhouette and an airy feel when worn, it has a vibrant and cheery impact. The thin filigree pendants are accented with sweet floral enameling that alternate with shimmering leafy-green colored glass cabs. Oval with a full-sized shape, the glass is open at the back and faceted on both sides for the maximum amount of light and sparkle. This piece is fresh looking and must have been tucked away and well. Taken care of, the signs of wear are noticeable only on close inspection. The setting has a fresh and bright patina with no dents or misshapen spots and minor surface wear. The glass is smooth and gleaming with no chipping or surface wear and the faceting is crisp and distinct. The enameling is bright and dense without any chipping or thinning. There are no irregularities to the setting or signs of solder or repair and the piece has a firm shape. Width Just under 1/2. Material Alloy does not test for silver or gold content, Glass. Figural jewelry includes any piece that has been shaped into an animal, person, object, or detailed day in the life scene. Antique and vintage figural jewelry is often quite charming and collectible for the realistic or cutesy details. Specific objects or animals became popular and prolific in jewelry during certain time periods, Scotty dogs during the 1940s for example, or swallow birds during the Victorian era. Figural jewelry is special for its detail and realism but also tells the story of the decade they were made in. There are several different styles of enameling: guilloche (colored, transparent enamel over a metal surface with geometric grooves), champlevé (enamel fills etchings or depressions in a metal surface), plique a jour (translucent enamel fitted into open-back metal cells) and more. What makes antique or vintage enamel pieces collectible is the condition of the enamel workis it distinct and vibrant? Is it free from chips? Other characteristics like an elaborate pattern, unique depiction, or the use of multiple colors can add more value to an enamel pieces. _gsrx_vers_1233 GS 8.1.1 (1233). The item “Vtg 1930s Art Deco Silver Filigree Rhodium Plate Glass Enamel Flower Necklace” is in sale since Monday, November 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants”. The seller is “oxfordjewel” and is located in Altadena, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Material: Glass
- Metal: Alloy