Tag: art deco necklace

Chains of Evidence

When attempting to identify unsigned vintage necklaces, the chain can be a useful tool. Not only can certain chain styles help to date a piece as to era, but subtle differences between them can sometimes differentiate one anonymous manufacturer from another. A great example of this can be seen in necklaces from the Art Deco…

Several New 1930s Mystery Maker Finds

I’ve recently found several “new” designs by my elusive and mysterious 1930s jewelry maker, including a chain never seen before as well as a new pairing of design elements.   This fascinating piece is one of two “finds” by a reader (thank you so much for the photos, Sarah!) and is the first time I’ve…