Plique a Jour Enamel Necklace

REF # KJL320C1

Vintage Plique a Jour Enamel Necklace

This plique a jour Vintage Necklace from the 1950's originated in theme from the Art Nouveau period, literally translated as 'new art', which spanned roughly thirty years, from 1890 to 1919, shocking the Victorians and Edwardians in forms of diverted self-expressionism. Greatly influencing Western architecture, textiles, metalwork and interior design, this period was fanciful, sensual, playful and sensitive in its use of feminine flowing curvilinear lines and exquisite depiction of the female form. While seemingly shameless and unimportant to the Victorians and excessively emotional to the Edwardians, its appeal was to a new generation excited to celebrate the non-conformist style of the day fed by environmental and social pressures. Such pressures included finding a style suitable for the industrial age, as opposed ..More

This plique a jour Vintage Necklace from the 1950's originated in theme from the Art Nouveau period, literally translated as 'new art', which spanned roughly thirty years, from 1890 to 1919, shocking the Victorians and Edwardians in forms of diverted self-expressionism. Greatly influencing Western architecture, textiles, metalwork and interior design, this period was fanciful, sensual, playful and sensitive in its use of feminine flowing curvilinear lines and exquisite depiction of the female form. While seemingly shameless and unimportant to the Victorians and excessively emotional to the Edwardians, its appeal was to a new generation excited to celebrate the non-conformist style of the day fed by environmental and social pressures. Such pressures included finding a style suitable for the industrial age, as opposed to applying past styles to contemporary works such as the academically trained architects of the 'Parisian Ecole des Beaux-Arts' were doing. Weighing 44.6g and measuring 24inches long and 1.5cm wide, this colorful and playful 18k yellow gold necklace exhibiting pastel orange and green, has been greatly loved and well-worn judging by the gold scratches that we polished out and several imperfections in the enamel but nothing visibly detracting for an item of jewelry that has been worn for almost a century, constructed in 18k yellow gold.

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Measurements: 24in(L) x 1.5cm(W)
Weight:44.6g
REF # KJL320C1
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