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    Posted 7 years ago

    Betty1978
    (58 items)

    Here is another nice example of brilliant jewelry designer Jakob Bengel's work. I like the elegant association of chrome and black glass beads in this necklace (total length: 56 cm= approx. 22"). The chrome is a bit corroded in places, but it is still very wearable.
    I found it at a yard sale for 13 euros, but sshh, this is a secret... ;)

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    1. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 7 years ago
      Wonderful! How would I know one of these were maid of him if I ever come across one? Are they marked?
    2. Betty1978 Betty1978, 7 years ago
      Hi! Thank you. No unfortunatly, most of them aren't marked (a few of them are marked "guarantie" on the clasp). But the style is very recognizable. I carefully examined Bengel's jewelry on Sheryl's Art Deco website (http://www.sheryls-artdeco.co.uk/bengelnecks1.html). Go take a look: it is a great reference!
    3. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 7 years ago
      Thank you very much Betty for the great information!
    4. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 7 years ago
      Betty after your advice I found a necklace that I bought. I believe it's art deco machine age but don't know the origin of it. If you feel like it I would be greatful for your opinion on it. Have a nice weekend :)
    5. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 7 years ago
      By the way, I loved the page you refered to. Me bying the necklace was because I like the style. If it's not a Bengel one that fine :)
    6. Betty1978 Betty1978, 7 years ago
      You are now the proud owner of a Jakob Bengel necklace, Elizabethan: congratulations! And have a nice weekend too! :)
    7. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 7 years ago
      Thankyou so much Betty! For taking the time to have a look at my post and to coment. I will watch your posts some more and hope you find some more Bengel pieces in the future :)
    8. Betty1978 Betty1978, 7 years ago
      You're welcome. It is my pleasure to share my humble knowledge and to learn from others... Bye for now!

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