We have similar Quartz and Art Deco items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Cait P.
Age Circa : Art Deco C. Markings : "925" on the pendant bale, "925 Italy" on the clasp of the replacement chain, tested, and guaranteed.
Gram Weight : 13.6 grams. Carat weight: 39.02 carats. Color: semi-translucent pale pink hue with an internal spiderweb matrix and a pool of light effect. 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 : Carved and polished cabochon. Chain width: 1.2 mm.
Pendant: 1.5" long, 1.0" wide, 0.40 in depth. Closure/Clasp Type: Spring ring clasp.Handmade during the Art Deco era. The pendant features a huge rose quartz stone which is pale pink in hue with an internal spiderweb matix. The stone also displays a pool of light effect when light hits the stone and passes through its body, as can be seen in the sixth photo provided above. The box chain is a replacement added to the pendant later in its history by a previous owner.
When worn, the necklace sits below the collarbone with the pendant resting against the decolletage on most people. The box chain is a replacement added to the pendant later in its history by a previous owner; however, this does not affect wear or the overall appearance.
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 specially cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would usually take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. Pools of light jewelry originated in China but grew in popularity during the 1920s following the end of the First World War. This type of jewelry arose out of a desire for clean and modern lines and is a gorgeous expression of Gatsby-style fashion. These timeless pieces are very versatile due to the clear beads that often make up their focal points and are often composed of clear quartz or glass.
Quartz is the second most abundant mineral found in the Earths 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. The item "Antique Vintage Deco Sterling Silver Rose Quartz Pool of Light Pendant Necklace" is in sale since Saturday, February 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.