Elegant vintage high carat gold necklace, Germany circa 1960
When, after the long years of war, food shortages, currency reform and the first reconstruction, the lust for life also returned to German cities and parlors, when the economic miracle made possible a first new prosperity in the centers of industry and commerce, the art of jewelry design also awoke to new life after many years of a dreamless sleep. Gold jewellery was more popular than ever in the years after the Second World War. Solid gold necklaces and bracelets were popular accessories and status symbols with which the newly won prosperity was joyfully displayed. This vintage necklace was created in Germany around 1960 and is made of solid 18-karat yellow gold. The slightly curved band consists of artfully interconnected links that create a decorative braided pattern. The varied play of light refraction lends the piece of jewellery a splendid appearance. With a length of 40.5 cm, it is worn close to the neck and is thus perfect with a blouse or evening dress. The maker's stamps with the initials "EM" on the clasp show that the necklace was handcrafted. It is beautifully preserved and a timeless investment piece that highlights the idiosyncrasies and beauties of its material. It found its way to us from Bavaria.
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