We have similar Pearl and Retro items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Markings : "800 54 VI" on the clasp, tested, and guaranteed. 800 sterling silver with a yellow gold wash. Color: lustrous light gold hue. Stone Treatment : 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 : Rounded and polished.Longest strand length: 19.5. Link Type: Faux pearl beads on silk strands. Handmade during the Retro period of the Art Deco era in Italy by Menegatti. Made in the Hollywood Regency style. The necklace consists of three silk strands upon which lustrous golden faux pearls have been strung. The jeweler took care to double-knot the string between each bead to prevent damage from friction or the loss of beads in case of a break. 800 sterling silver box clasp with a yellow gold wash. The strands graduate in length, with the longest measuring 19.5.
When worn, the shortest strand sits just below the collarbone with the two longer strands dangling below and resting against the decolletage on most people. This listing is for the item only. Retro jewelry was produced during the 1940s and 1950s and was representative of the bold and changing world that emerged from the Second World War. Retro jewelry is not only illustrative of the energetic and modernizing styles of the 40s and 50s, but it incorporated the elegance and luxury of jewelry styles past. Retro jewelry can frequently be found composed of bright gold, gold alloys, and silver as the wartime put a restriction on the use of platinum.
These designs are vibrant and beautiful and are a gorgeous example of the style of the rapidly evolving world. 800 silver, also called Coin Silver, is made from silver coins used in European countries pre-1940. During this time period, it was easier for jewelers and silversmiths to use coins that were already guaranteed at a certain purity, than using another form of silver and having to guess at the purity level.
The Hollywood Regency style came into fashion during the 1930s, ushered along by the Golden Age of Hollywood. This style was heralded by bright, contrasting colors and modernization of the opulence of Baroque styles, featuring a deliberately frivolous extravagance that screamed glitz and glamour. Big girls need big diamonds was taken to heart, and the gorgeous Hollywood stars decked themselves appropriately, with blindingly glittering jewels to showcase their lives of luxury. The item "Antique Vintage Art Deco Retro 800 Sterling Silver Gold Faux Pearl Necklace 157g" is in sale since Saturday, August 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants".
The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.