Featured Art Deco Bacon Crystal Dangle Necklace What color is this considered?

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  1. gauntlettgems

    gauntlettgems Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys,

    I could not find another example of this color I think these are Art Deco, Czech, bicone crystal but that is all I could figure out. Not sure if I am totally correct Is there a name for the ball pendant and the color of the other pointy things? Marked ter which I first thought was Western Germany but now I am thinking possibly sterling I will test it once I get a good stone

    Hope everyone is keeping well!!
     
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  2. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Beautiful, gauntlett.
    The bicones are glass 'Rheinkiesel' or rhinestones, called after rock crystals found in the Rhine River, which display rich rainbow colours.
    In North America the term rhinestone came to be used for the type of faceted glass which the English call 'paste'. But these are the real Czech-made rhinestones, beautiful and highly sought after.
     
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  3. wiscbirddog

    wiscbirddog Well-Known Member

    And I was hoping to see BACON! Where's the BACON? Now I'm hungry. :confused:
     
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  4. Joan

    Joan Well-Known Member

    I've seen the crystals referred to as iris or rainbow glass....lots of examples on Google images.
     
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  5. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    The clasp looks more like it says "STER"....which should be short for 'sterling' ????
     
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  6. gauntlettgems

    gauntlettgems Well-Known Member

    @Joan I googled my fingers off but I did not have the right term Tha k you guys so much!!
     
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  7. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Yes, Czech iris glass is the same thing.;)
     
  8. gauntlettgems

    gauntlettgems Well-Known Member

    The stuff is so beautiful. I’m on the hunt for something for me in the stones!!!
     
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  9. gauntlettgems

    gauntlettgems Well-Known Member

    I love me some bacon. I must of been hungry. Lmao. My phone has had a mind of its own lately
     
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  10. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    I was so mesmerized by the bicones that I completely forgot your other questions.:oops:
    Yes it is Art Deco, and yes it is sterling. This original rhinestone or iris glass belonged to the special and more expensive types of glass. I have only ever seen them with silver.
    Below is one of mine, set in silver, ca 1920. This is the seller's pic, I cleaned it when it came in, a huge difference.:)

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  11. gauntlettgems

    gauntlettgems Well-Known Member

    Lol. I know, they are soooo pretty. I saw some emerald cut necklaces that I like. I’d have to modify it for length but... I’m hooked
     
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