This exquisite strand dates to circa 1920. These stunning beads have all the qualities that are highly prized in cherry amber bakelite necklaces. These impressive beads have a magnificent rich colour, and a brilliant translucency in various lighting conditions.
Their stunning faceted surfaces beautifully accentuate the rich lustrous finish of the bakelite reflecting the intensity of the colour into radiant red prisms of light. These exceptional beads have a most striking resonance of colour with the light passing through. This lovely strand are a beautiful example of quality rich cherry amber bakelite, perfectly embodying all of the style and elegance of the art deco period. It is easy to see why these highly desirable beads are so sought after.They are breathtaking to hold and an absolute joy to wear. These exquisite 1920s beads test positive to bakelite. SIZE: This superb strand measures approx 56cms in length excluding the clasp.
This necklace is composed of 21 individual oval shaped beads, graduating smoothly in size. 22 small round beads separate the oval shaped beads. The large central focal bead measures approx 28.5mms in length and 22mms in width, a lovely large sized bead. The next two largest beads flanking the central bead are also of an impressive size measuring 22.7mms length x 18mms width. WEIGHT: This necklace has a total weight of 48.8 grams.
CONDITION: These magnificent beads are presented in excellent vintage condition, retaining a brilliant rich and lustrous finish. There are no chips or cracks to the beads.The beads are strung onto a double strand of bronze coloured cotton and are individually knotted into place. The cotton remains strong and secure with exceptionally minor fraying to the knots mentioned for complete accuracy.
The c clasp is in good working order and closes securely. This fine necklace has been very well cared for and presents spectacularly!While we have attempted to capture the true essence and beauty of this magnificent strand, one can only fully experience the true splendor and amazing intensity and richness of colour of these exquisite beads in real life!! This exquisite cherry amber bakelite necklace would make an outstanding addition to any vintage Art Deco era jewellery or bakelite collection. This stylish and sophisticated statement piece is wonderfully eye catching and a true delight to wear.
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We look forward to dealing with you! All items are professionally packaged to the highest of standards to ensure their safe arrival. The item "VINTAGE CHERRY AMBER BAKELITE FACETED OVAL BEAD NECKLACE ART DECO 48.8 grams" is in sale since Wednesday, September 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "threetreefrogs" and is located in melbourne.
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