JOSEPH MAZER Vintage Faux Jade 3-Strand Bead Necklace
Joseph Mazer co-founded the New York jewelry company Mazer Brothers in 1926, and later went on to form Joseph J. Mazer & Co. in 1946 (also known as JOMAZ). The innovative company produced fashionable, high-quality jewelry while exploring new design and production methods. The stones they used were frequently made to order by the legendary company Swarovski in Austria. Although the company went out of business in the 1970s, their existing pieces are now very sought after and are highly collectible!
A wonderful Vintage signed Joseph Mazer necklace from the 1960s! This simple yet stunning piece is comprised of 3 strands of graduating faux jade beads, which are strung on hand-knotted white thread. The layered strands are nested with the longest at the bottom and the shortest on top, creating a beautiful, multi-dimensional look. The beads themselves are made of Peking glass, which has a gorgeous shade of green that closely resembles real, authentic jade. At the back of the piece is an ornate, carved push clasp signed "JOSEPH MAZER" underneath. This lovely piece has a simple, feminine look that would make a classic addition to any collection!
Measurements: The longest strand measures slightly more than 16" long. The shortest measures approximately 14.5".
Condition: The overall condition of the necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the faux jade or to the clasp, which is secure and in good working condition.