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Twenties • Long String of Beads

Mid twenties

Long necklaces whether of pearls, glass or inexpensive seed-beads were popular throughout the twenties.
The necklace appears frequently enough in 1920 photographs to be considered a useful dating indicator.
On its own it can of course appear in any era but was especially popular during the twenties. When combined with a knitted top, scooped neck and bobbed hair as in these photographs it confirms the date nicely.

The longer necklaces could be waved about to add expression to a conversation, or could be coyly toyed with.

Photograph above by Laurence portrait specialist