Fleur de Opal Necklace

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The vintage lampworked green opal cabochon anchoring this necklace is a stunning example of midcentury Czech glass artistry. Opal glass is created by hand mixing and molding multiple glass colors with tiny pieces of goldstone glass. 

The opal is flanked on either side by two modern Czech black glass buttons coated in brilliant iridescent blues and greens.

Both the modern and the midcentury Czech glass were hand-pressed in antique molds and manufactured using centuries-old processes. All are a testament to the enduring talents of Czech glass artisans, including those still working today.

Read more on our Buttonology Blog: A Passion for Czech Glass.

Moving up the chain, you’ll find two antique, one-of-a-kind, Victorian-era brass buttons.

In this piece:

  • Two antique brass buttons, circa 1880-1900
  • Vintage Czech lampworked green opal glass oval
  • Two modern iridescent Czech glass buttons hand-pressed in antique molds
  • Six brass fleur-de-lys stampings made today in the USA in antique dies
  • Five brass-plated pewter settings cast today in the USA
  • Antiqued brass chain
  • Length is 21” with a 4” extender

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