Mid Century Carved

Antique Vintage Mid Century Gold Plated Chinese Carved Turquoise Bead Necklace

Antique Vintage Mid Century Gold Plated Chinese Carved Turquoise Bead Necklace
Antique Vintage Mid Century Gold Plated Chinese Carved Turquoise Bead Necklace
Antique Vintage Mid Century Gold Plated Chinese Carved Turquoise Bead Necklace
Antique Vintage Mid Century Gold Plated Chinese Carved Turquoise Bead Necklace
Antique Vintage Mid Century Gold Plated Chinese Carved Turquoise Bead Necklace

Antique Vintage Mid Century Gold Plated Chinese Carved Turquoise Bead Necklace

We have similar Turquoise items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Markings: Unmarked, Tested, and Guaranteed.

Gram Weight: 141.9 Grams. Metal Type: Gold Plated Over Base Metal. Main Stone Carat Weight/Color: Measures 0.63 in diameter, Vibrant green-blue hue with natural black spiderweb striations.

Accent Stone Carat Weight/Color: -. 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: Carved and Polished Cabochon Bead. Item Measurements: The necklace has a wearable length of 35.25" and measures up to 0.63" wide. The gold plated chain links measure 0.43 in diameter and are 1.2 mm wide. Link Type: Specialty Link Chain. Notable Features: This necklace was handmade during the Mid Century era.

One of the most defining characteristics of the Mid Century era is that artisans were working with and combining different techniques, looks, styles to create ever-changing and new trends. This fantastic turquoise necklace features the bold colors and shapes that were fashionable during the Mid Century era.

This Chinese necklace features twenty carved and polished turquoise stones. These stones are a vibrant green-blue hue with black spiderweb striations running throughout. These stones are noticeably large and stand out in contrast against the gold plated links connecting them.

The links are gold plated over a base metal and are round in shape. They alternate periodically between three links between each stone or one link between each stone. In the three-link parts of this gorgeous necklace, the center link has a hand-hammered texture, adding more surfaces upon which light can catch and reflect. This lovely necklace is currently in style in haute couture and is not one to be missed. This necklace has a wearable length of 35.35 and can be worn as-is or as a double strand necklace.

Don't miss your chance to own this piece of history. This listing is for the item only. The Mid-Century era, 1935 to 1965, encompassed many new styles of art and architecture and this carried over to jewelry making. This exciting time for jewelry saw movements such as Hollywood Regency, Modernism, Brutalism, and the Atomic Age.

Native American artisans were also making their mark in the jewelry industry. Artisans used many kinds of metals, gemstones, glass, and experimented with ceramic and wood as well. This era was filled with new and innovative designs, while also rejuvenating and reinventing older styles. The unique jewelry which emerged from this era is still very popular today.

Turquoise is found all over the world and has been a popular semi-precious stone used in jewelry and art for thousands of years by many different cultures; from prehistoric times to the present. Turquoise comes in many beautiful color variations; from the popular bright solid sky-blue hues to dark blue hues with dark spiderwebbing throughout, as well as aqua, teal, and many green varieties, and even some rare white with dark spiderwebbing. The item "Antique Vintage Mid Century Gold Plated Chinese Carved Turquoise Bead Necklace" is in sale since Saturday, December 1, 2018. 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.
  • Style: Chain
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: China
  • Metal: Gold Plated
  • Modified Item: No
  • Main Stone: Turquoise
  • Type: Beads

Antique Vintage Mid Century Gold Plated Chinese Carved Turquoise Bead Necklace