Color: semi-translucent deep smoky brown hue. Length : 7.94 mm to 10.20 mm. Width : 5.91 mm to 8.37 mm. Color: semi-translucent mottled bright aqua-green 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 : Oval cabochon green quartz, rectangular faceted smoky quartz. Band width: 0.13" to 0.38". Link Type : Fancy articulated chain links. Handmade during the Art Deco era. Features a strand of fancy chain links, adorned in the center with three smoky quartz and four green quartz. The smoky quartz sparkle beautifully with rectangular faceted cuts. The bright green hues of the green quartz contrasts strikingly with the smoky hue of the quartz. Completed with a fold-over locking clasp for secure wear.
Tarnish on some areas of the sterling silver give the bracelet an antique quality we believe is rather lovely. The price has been reduced to reflect this. 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 specifically cut to fit the design of the piece.
During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would often take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. Smoky quartz ranges color-wise from a translucent or semi-translucent light brown hue to an opaque smoky brown hue.
These stones are most commonly found in Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, and Poland. Because of its large range of hues and tones, this quartz is perfect for many different types of jewelry. Quartz is the second most abundant mineral found in the Earth's crust. The name is derived from the German term "quarz" and originated from the Slavic word meaning hard. It is known to be one of the hardest minerals on earth which is why it has been historically utilized in making jewelry.Quartz gemstones are hard, durable and extremely attractive. The stones can come in a variety of colors and hues. Quartz is an inexpensive mineral, while some varieties can be extremely rare, most varieties and sizes are commonly available. It has been used for centuries in the creation of jewelry and other ornamental objects.
Quartz is an extremely versatile material that can be cut and carved into many shapes and sizes which has made it an asset historical and antique jewelry. Today, quartz is one of the most important gemstones in the colored stone trade and in jewelry making. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Bracelets & Charms". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped worldwide.