Just imagine the adorable Jazz Baby who wore this charming necklace on Valentine's Day, nearly 100 years ago. She was not shy about making her romantic notions known, there is nothing subtle about this Valentine's Day themed sautoir necklace. A clear white glass heart hangs on a strand of red and clear white faceted glass beads. The heart is etched with a chubby little Cupid, he holds a rose in one hand and a butterfly on a ribbon on the other. A red and white beaded tassel hangs from the bottom of the heart. The beads are all hand knotted on red silk and have a spring ring clasp. There is a Valentine's Day lover out there for whom this novel sautoir necklace is a wish come true. You know who you are. Circa 1920.
"Sautoir" is a French word for a long necklace that ends in a tassel or other ornament.
Details.....The wearable length of the necklace is 28" long, the tassel drop measures 4" long. The heart measures 1.5" by 1.5". In Excellent Vintage Condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels, we consider it part of their charm.
Item number be144.