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Vintage Cherry Amber Necklace (28") c.1920

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SKU: 1736



This gorgeous vintage Cherry Amber Bakelite necklace is one of the finest we've ever seen! Glowing with deep tones of scarlet and faceted beautifully, it's full of life and character!

The beads in the necklace are graduated in size so the way it drapes the neck is very flattering. And oh, boy! Does it sparkle!

It's 28" long and the beads are really clear. 

Dazzling, sexy and fun, this necklace is a striking piece of Art Deco jewellery that you'll just love wearing.

Item Details:

ERA:  Art Deco (1920-1939)

MEASUREMENTS: 71cm or 28" long.
The Cherry Amber Bakelite beads graduate from 9mm long x 6mm deep at the ends, up to 30mm long x 20mm deep in the middle.
Weight: 51.3g

MATERIALS:  Cherry Bakelite, Cotton chord

HALLMARKS:  None present


VERY GOOD:  This beautiful Cherry Amber necklace is in excellent condition for its age, and a real joy to wear. The beads are in excellent condition, no breaks or chips along it's length and the Bakelite is clear and glowing throughout. The beads are strung on securely on cord and the cord is quite thick so will be safe to wear as it is for a long while. Considering this cord is probably over 90 years old you might want to re-string for extra piece of mind if you intend to wear it daily (or for vigorous tap-dancing!). The only minor imperfection is there's a small chip to the clasp, nearest to the screw, but you can't really see this when it's worn and it's still nice and strong.