Earring Backing Style : Post backings. Your jeweler can easily convert these to the preferred backing style you desire.For Pierced or Non-Pierced Ears : Pierced. Handmade in the Art Deco era. These earrings are composed of gold wash over. Each earring features three Chinese turquoise stones with a lovely green hue and brown spiderwebbing. The stones rest at the end of three scalloped gold wash columnar motifs. The columnar motifs dangle from a sterling silver geometric circle motif. The earrings are completed with post backings for wear on pierced or un-pierced ears. The earrings are missing their butterfly backings, which can be found at your local jeweler's or department store. There is some light wear to the gold wash. The price has been reduced to reflect this.
This listing is for the item only. The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era.
A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1940. Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specifically cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would often take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. Chinese turquoise is considered a very valuable stone by the Chinese, second only to jade.
In fact, Chinese Turquoise was often used to supplement or replace jade. Chinese turquoise was highly prized for its rarity and gorgeous, bright blue hues. Stones that exhibit a spiderweb matrix are quite rare and deeply coveted. The item "Antique Vintage Deco Sterling Silver Gold Wash Chinese Turquoise Dangle Earrings" is in sale since Saturday, July 4, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Earrings". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado.This item can be shipped worldwide.