Fresh looking, soft wear is noticeable only on close inspection. Chrome setting has a bright patina with minor surface wear, no darkening or discoloration. Glass has fresh sheen with no chips and light surface wear.
Clasp is secure and original. Monochromatic green glass disks and chrome links on this Art Deco necklace have a mesh-like and softly tactile feel along your neck as they pivot independently for a fluid fit.Uncommon construction and modern silouette personifies the Machine Age movement of the 1930s. The machine age movement began in the United States after World War I, when there was an explosion of industry and technology including skyscrapers, automobiles, airplanes, and streamlined, metallic trains. Artists and jewelry makers, inspired by the newfangled aesthetics and Zeitgeist around this modern landscape, created machine age jewelry. These pieces featured the clean, efficient lines of machines and the sheen of metal.
They allowed people to express with fashion the excitement of the modern age. Movement in jewelry is an indicator of a higher end piece, as it demonstrates that the designer considered how the jewelry would look and feel when it was actually worn. For example, high-end pieces often adjust to different necklines or wrists for comfort and a seamless look.Other times, movement is strategically incorporated for gemstones to catch the light or to enhance the sparkle of a certain gemstone cut. _gsrx_vers_1326 GS 8.4.1 (1326). This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.