Art Deco Germany Abstract onyx & marcasite sterling silver lariat necklace with roses
Rare German sterling silver lariat necklace. The onyx in this piece has the rounded raised rounded barrel style. It is set in an elaborate sterling silver setting which is accented by rose cut marcasite stones. This piece has a lovely floral appeal with 3 marcasite studded roses giving way to the lariat style pendant. The chain is a handmade paper clip style chain with an elegant flare that is seen in these designers works. The clasp is a spring ring and it is stamped Germany and sterling. The pendant is also stamped sterling on the reverse. This necklace is in great vintage condition with no missing stones or noticable signs of wear. Lovely patina has been kept in original condition. Though lacking a hallmark it is unknown whom the designer is though it does resemble pieces from German designers like Theodor Fahrner.
Acid tests positive for sterling silver.
Necklace measures 17 inches of wearable length. Pendant drops an additional 2 inches.