What is Art Deco?
Art Deco is a decorative style with characteristics that are defined by precise and bold geometric shapes with strong distinct colors. Art Deco pieces were often made out of expensive materials including Bakelite, glass, precious metals, ivory, and rock crystal. The style was used in many avenues including in the creation of household objects and in architecture. Art Deco became almost infused into society with everyday objects taking on the style.
Above are art deco style glass vases which were created in 1933.