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LilahV

Ebell Indigo

$ 149.00

LilahV

Ebell Indigo

$ 149.00

Ebell: Named for historic California where Amanda grew up.

High society women's club in 1920's.  Its purpose: "to interest women in the study of all branches of literature, art and science and the advancement of women in every branch of culture."  Judy Garland was discovered there.
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  • Bead
    • Bauhaus faceted round indigo white swirl
    • 1960's Japanese indigo tube
  • Brass semi circle focal 3" wide
    • 14k delicate chain 16" + 2" extender
    • 14k Lobster clasp

    BRASS

    Bauhaus beads beautified with brass.  I take raw bass and shape it, sand it, buff it then lacquer it.  The lacquer gives it a satin top coat.

    Over time the brass will warm against your skin sculpting a one of a kind golden bronze ombre finish.  Your retro piece will become a completely unique design with each adventure.

    Pass this heritage jewelry down generations revealing a life fully lived. 

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    BAUHAUS BEADS

    These beads are composed of hand blown German glass in the Bauhaus style during the 1920’s.  The innovative design studio was breaking ground in the new “Modernism” industrial ideology making art more vivid. 
    Their bold ideas led the way to Impressionism, Pop Art  & Minimalism. These gorgeous beads range from interlocking oviform in frosted neon to multi-faceted round intense sapphire painted with 24k gold.  

    During WWII the factory was bombed reducing it to rubble.  Designers vanished.  Molds broken.  It was decades later when the family went to rebuild, the beads were found in the debris.  
    Since they cannot be reproduced, the beads are rare and highly prized.
     
    My husband and I were traveling through Europe when fate intervened and we met the family over dinner.  By dessert, I had purchased as much of the collection as possible.
     
    All retro jewelry is designed by Amanda Uber using the rare beads along with the principles of Bauhaus, Pop Art and Minimalism as inspiration.