Vintage Czech Cobalt Blue Purple Crystal Bead Earrings,Silver Hoops
Vintage Czech multifaceted magenta purple, cobalt blue ,crystal beads, vintage German plum purple black furnace glass beads, Japanese iridescent purple, teal blue fringe beads , silver plated hoops, silver plated french ear wires
Vintage and INCREDIBLY stunning Czech crystal beads from the 1950s have been combined with Japanese fringe beads and vintage German furnace glass beads from the 1950s for a sparkling dangling earring with a lot of movement and many textures and shapes.
★ These photos really don't do these earrings justice in terms of their sparkle and depth of color of these crystal beads!
Each multi faceted vintage Czech crystal bead measures approximately 1/4" in diameter and is a two toned crystal bead - a deep cobalt blue with magenta purple highlights.
The multi facets of these stunning crystal beads compliment the angular shape of the triangular deep grape purple and black glass bead which measures approximately 1/2" long and 1/2" at its widest point.
No two are exactly alike in terms of the pattern of the darker purple striping.
◉ As a point of interest : The German glass bead industry began in 1948 when German glass makers were evicted from Czechoslovakia because of their German surnames. Of the two thousand or so workers and owners evicted- only about 2 or 3 were still making hand pressed glass in the 70's.
All the vintage German glass beads that I use in my work are from this earliest time period ( the 1950s ) and not the 1970s and later.
Dainty little Japanese iridescent fringe beads with a matte finish have been threaded thru the silver plated hoops and feature colors in both plum purple and teal blue which beautifully compliment the 2 vintage Czech beads.
These silver hoops are approximately 3/4" in diameter.
Silver plated bead caps and spacers separate these 2 Czech glass beads for added definition.
Total length of these earrings is approximately 2 7/8" and they have been finished on silver plated french ear wires.
These earrings will arrive gift wrapped in a little box tied with a pretty ribbon all ready for gift giving.
Vintage Origin Details
Country of Origin
vintage Czech cobalt blue crystal beads,vintage German purple black furnace glass beads, Japanese Fringe Beads, Silver Hoops
First Item: $4.00
Additional Items: $0.50
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If the customer wishes to have tracking and insurance for international orders,the package must be shipped either Express or Priority mail. Please contact us for such estimated shipping costs.
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**We automatically insure DOMESTIC packages if they're $100 or more! All such packages have a tracking number and normally ship USPS First Class *** Priority mail is $7.50 FOR UP TO 1 lb. of merchandise.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: POSTAGE RATES HAVE RISEN DRAMATICALLY IN 2016
ORDERS INSIDE USA: A charge of $3.60 covers any first class shipment up to 8 ounces. Our beads vary so much in weight that it is impossible for us to apply a single add-on charge for multiple product orders. We will continue to refund to customers any amount that greatly exceeds our actual cost of shipping and handling.
ORDERS OUTSIDE USA: International First Class rates are now crazy: $13.50 for any package weighing from 1-8 ounces. Even an order for 2-3 small bead items may cost $13.50 or more, depending on the type of material (stone versus resin, for example). Please bear with us for a few weeks while we change our listings to account for the new rates. We apologize in advance if we have to adjust the postage cost of an order that has been placed. We will understand if an order is rescinded when the postage cost is too high relative to the product value.
All international orders have contents described as "loose beads" and are flagged as "commercial samples" or " gift" if you prefer to make your life easier when receiving your beads. If you'd like us to mark your order as " gift" instead please let us know!
All our beads are inspected one by one before being shipped. They are individually wrapped to protect them and then put in little plastic ziploc bags.
All vintage beaded jewelry is either shipped in a little gift box tied with a ribbon or in a vintage Chinese embroidered silk purse.
If you ever have a problem with a damaged bead or jewelry, don't hesitate to contact us. We are only human, and with so many orders going out on a daily basis, there is always room for error. We will replace your order (assuming we have more in stock), issue you a store credit, or give you a full refund if the item is returned in the same condition as it was shipped within 7 days of receiving your order if you are not fully satisfied. You must notify us as soon as you receive your order if there is a problem.
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Thank you - Debby and Joel Arem
Nice beads!! Super fast thanks a lot!!!
I have dreamed of having a necklace such as the jade one. But the red one. That was a surprise. Both are beautiful. Thank you! Best, Jane
Lovely color;!interesting stones.
When I thought that I had ordered two of these and then checked out I had to order another set. The seller was very kind and combined my two orders and refunded my shipping.
Nice quick shipping on some hard to find items! Good packaging too!