Gold tone bib necklace with black enamel. To me this necklace has an Egyptian Revival feel to it. In 1922 when Tutankhamen's tomb was discovered images of the Egyptian archaeological finds were seen throughout the western world. Egyptian jewelry was linked to ancient opulence and was viewed as very mysterious. Many costume jewelers quickly began producing their own version of Egyptian jewelry, many times using enamel inlays or animals such as jackals, falcons, beetles and cobras. This necklace has 17 oval decorated and enamel discs hanging from a decorated and enameled "V" shaped link. Measuring approximately 16 inches in length the necklace is secured by a screw together safety clasp. The enamel is in good condition with some small signs of wear consistent with age.
Dorothy Gallun founded Dorothy Gallun Jewelry in Wisconsin in 1950. At 97 years of age she still comes to the store every day. Patty Gallun Hansen, Dorothy's daughter is now in business with her mother. Patty graduated and earned her Graduate Gemologist degree in residency at the Gemological Institute of America in California.
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