#1 Max Neiger Jewel

Intricate gilt metal botanical design with pink and blue satin glass cabochons and pink brilliants. Attributed to designer Max Neiger, who, along with his brother Norbert, operated an important Gablonz jewelry workshop between the two World Wars. In 1938, Gablonz (now Jablonec) was taken as part of the German Reich. The Neigers escaped, but were later arrested in Prague, and in 1942 were killed in Auschwitz. Est. selling price is $100-200.