West Germany Eloxal Aluminum White Enamel Marcasite SET Vintage Jewelry
• Materials: Eloxal aluminum, enamel, silvertone metal
• Maker: West Germany
• Approximate Year: c1960s
• Size: 16" + 2" extension, 1-1/8" x 7/8"
This set has a necklace and earrings in the shape of bows, with white backgrounds and black centers with marcasite accents. The matching earrings are clip-on style and measure 1-1/8 x 7/8 inches. The necklace is 16-inches long, with a Greek Key style of chain, plus there is a 2-inch extension made of a larger link chain (for a total of 18-inches).
The pieces are made of eloxal and are extremely lightweight ~ you'll barely know you are wearing them! Both the hook clasp on the necklace and the clips on the earrings are marked "W. Germany." The set is in excellent condition, and will be shipped in a gift box.
Eloxal jewelry ("electrolytic oxidation of aluminum") was made mostly from the 1940s to 1960s and generally pieces made from it are marked "Germany" or "West Germany." It is extremely lightweight, and does not tarnish.
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