We have similar Coral and Art Deco items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Cait P. Age Circa : Art Deco C.Markings : "1/20 14Kt GF" on the spring ring clasp. Gram Weight : 28.8 grams.
Metal Type : 1/20 14k yellow gold filled over base metal. The stone(s) appear to be untreated, but we are not certified gemologists. Stone(s) have been tested and guaranteed using a professional Presidium Duo refractive, heat, and hardness tester. Stone Cuts : Polished round beads. Closure/Clasp Type: Spring ring clasp.Link Type: Beads on silk string. Handmade during the Art Deco era. Features a white silk string upon which sixty-three coral beads have been strung. Each coral bead is white in hue and semi-translucent. The silk string was double-knotted between each coral bead to prevent damage from friction and the loss of beads in case of a break. Completing the necklace is a 1/20 14k yellow gold filled over base metal spring ring clasp. When worn, the necklace sits below the collarbone against the decolletage on most people.
There is a bit of solder on the clasp. This listing is for the item only. The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era.
A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1940. Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specially cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would usually take weeks to months to completely craft by hand.