By the 1920s most jewelers in the United States and Europe carried smoking accessories. The cigarette holder protected one’s fingers and eyes while also playing a significant social and fashionable role. Although men used cigarette holders, the Jewelers’ Circular credited the rise of female smokers to the cigarette holder industry, which used a great range of materials and eye-catching styles.
It is credited
The Carolyn Hsu-Balcer Collection.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 12.7 × 1.4 × 3.5 cm (5 in. × 9/16 in. × 1 3/8 in.)
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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.