1960s dramatic oversized Goldette glass chandelier drop necklace! The necklace is gold - tone and rope - textured. Necklace features seven hanging strands of graduated lengths, composed of alternating glass chandelier jewels in teardrop frames. The necklace, with its oversized jewels and rope design, is an elegant 20th century take on ornate Victorian drop necklaces, in keeping with Goldette's tendency to do 19th century revival pieces. Signed "Goldette" on clasp.
Goldette was founded in 1958, by Ben Gartner of Circle Jewellery Products - New York City. The company produced costume jewelry inspired by Victorian motifs, and used the same decorative techniques to emulate the styles of that era. Goldette closed in the late 1970s.
Gorgeous bold green choker necklace and earrings set made of famous bohemian glass! The dangling earrings are composed of a bold rectangular glass beads anchored by baroque swirls beset with milgrain details. The necklace has a center focus of three jade glass gems in a symmetrical art deco arrangement. The gems are flanked by hexagonal beads featuring the same flourishes on the earrings. The "chain" of the necklace is fully beaded with spherical and long, barrel shaped beads. Stamped "Czechoslovakia" on reverse.
Earrings 2" x .5"
Bohemia was the glass capital of Eastern Europe, craftspeople specialized in creating bright and brilliant works that rivaled the glassblowers of Venice. Designers and artists would source much of their findings and stones from Bohemia, making it a critical site for 19th and 20th century costume jewelry makers.
This beautiful statement piece will be a wonderful addition to your jewelry collection. A gold tone chain wraps around the green and clear rhinestones. Rhinestones drip off the necklace and sit on breastbone. Three green beads hang off the end of chain at the closure. Hook closure.
Length: 12 inches Width: 2 inches Weight: 1.84 oz
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