Bohemian Czech Amethyst Glass and Pressed Brass Necklace c1900.
This beautiful Antique Glass and Brass necklace dates to the turn of the last century and is a Bohemian piece. Pre-dating the Czech Republic which began in 1918.
With a delicate double loop link brass chain it features 3 large oval faceted, saw tooth, cabochon set, Amethyst glass stones..uniquely joined by two fine pressed boomerang shaped brass links. These are decorated with vine leaves and Art Nouveau flowers and enhanced by the addition of tiny round faceted, cabochon set, Amethyst glass stones.
The very early spring loop clasp is as original as the rest of the necklace and the three large stones are faceted front and back, open backed for maximum light reflection and show no damage. The brass has a wonderful patina of age that really enhances the beauty of the necklace.
The Antique condition is good.
The brass links each measure 1 1/2", the large Amethyst glass stones are 11/16" x 3/8", and the entire necklace measures 15" from clasp to clasp.
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