Saturday, 30 January 2010

ART DECO Influence.

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bracelet from the 1930's highlights a superlative candy apple green 8.00 carat jadeite cabochon. The bracelet also consists of silky strands of natural seed pearls, accented by small, calibrated sapphires and diamonds
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And more Green! Calibrated Emeralds and Diamond Bracelet! I love the shapes.
These platinum earrings feature sparkling European cut diamonds bezel set and dropped from a fine knife wire inside a pear shape set with onyx calibre which drops gracefully from a hexagonal stud further set with onyx and a European cut diamond.1209863109_50-1-2349.jpg
An emerald cut sapphire weighing approximately 1.75 carat is presented in this elaborate Art Deco platinum bar pin with four rows of tiny seed pearls divided by a line of calibre cut, square synthetic sapphires (original to the piece); circa 1920.

THere is such a distinct flavor to art deco pieces. And with Art deco pieces, Calibrated stones are critical. I want to say there is a sense of masculinity in them. Pieces I fancy are often structured and angular in appearance. If you observe closely, these pieces require a very trained eye to create the tiny miligrain( tiny dots or grains) around the setting. Enjoy!

1 comment:

  1. These bracelets are so nice. The use of gemstones and their placement is marvelous. I like the first one the most, its very pretty. Its a very distinct piece and is looking fancy too.


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