This is a heavy link choker length necklace signed Hattie Carnegie on the reverse. Each link features a ribbed gold tone deep shell or bud with a center large tear drop shaped crystal glued in rhinestone. At one end is a J or shepherd's hook closure and the end is a 2 3/4 inch chain extender ending in a prong set chaton rhinestone. This is a gorgeous necklace in very good condition with minor finish loss where the link connectors have rubbed consistent with age. Length of the necklace is 15 1/2 inches and 3/8 inches in width.
Hattie Carnegie Inc. was founded in 1919. The jewelry is highly prized and collectible today. She died in 1956. The business remained open under the direction of her husband John Zanft and a then former employee Larry Joseph. The business closed for good in 1976.
Signed Hattie Carnegie heavy gold tone link choker Necklace with crystal rhinestones