Gorgeous and rare necklace by Nettie Rosenstein features a central heraldic pendant with heavy chain. It is signed on the reverse as shown "Nettie Rosenstein" in script. The pendant measures 2 1/2 inches long while the chain measures 22 inches. There is some minor wear to the plating noted on the front of the medallion.
Nettie Rosenstein was a fashion designer and made jewelry to complement her fashions. Her jewelry is boutique quality and was often made with sterling and rhinestones. It features traditional heraldic symbols (as this piece is) with softer romantic designs resulting in an unusual and unique look. Nettie Rosenstein jewelry was made between 1935 to 1975.