These earrings feature rose-gold and sterling silver Helm weave chainmaille adorned with 8 mm smoked topaz aurora borealis beads, circa 1950.
rose-gold and sterling silver jump rings
8 mm smoked topaz aurora borealis beads
sterling silver ear wires
The smoked topaz beads feature a finish known as "aurora borealis," meant to simulate the iridescent effect of the Northern Lights. Created by the Swarovski Company in the mid-1950's, this coating was extremely popular in costume jewelry through the 1960's.
This colorful necklace features a circa 1930 "apple juice" bakelite dress clip, converted to a pendant. Vertical rows of clear and amethyst-colored rhinestones add sparkle, while the handwoven brass chain features vintage (circa 1960) faceted lucite links. An antique glass button dangles from the clasp.
bakelite pendant is 2" long and 1 3/8" wide
length can be extended - please indicate desired length when placing your order for this piece
vintage bakelite and rhinestone converted dress clip
This bracelet features handwoven, oxidized sterling chainmaille and a focal antique rhinestone shoe buckle, circa 1930. Inside the oval rhinestone frame of the buckle is a pierced floral motif. A vintage glass button, intended for use as an eye for a child's toy dangles from the end of the bracelet.
This bracelet features handwoven, oxidized sterling chainmaille and a focal antique rhinestone shoe buckle, circa 1930. A vintage button used as a eye for a child's toy dangles from the end of the bracelet.