We have similar Turquoise and Deco Retro items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Megan E.
Markings : "925" on the back of the earrings and backings, tested, and guaranteed. Gram Weight : 4.8 Grams. Biggest stone: 6.9 mm long and 4.3 mm wide.Smallest stone: 2.9 mm in diameter. Color: Opaque, Turquoise with natural beige and brown matrices. The stone(s) appear to be untreated, but we are not certified gemologists. Stone(s) have been tested and guaranteed using a professional Presidium Duo refractive, heat, and hardness tester. Stone Cuts : Smooth and polished cabochon. Length: 0.88 (from top to bottom). Depth: 0.57 (including post backing). Earring Backing Style : Post Backings with butterfly backings. Your jeweler can easily convert these to the preferred backing style you desire. For Pierced or Non-Pierced Ears : Pierced.
These earrings were handmade in the Deco Retro style. These lovely earrings feature a flower motif of eight small turquoise stones surrounding a bigger turquoise stone to make a flower motif.Turquoise stones each showcase natural brown and beige inclusions. Small granulated beads border the turquoise to make a diamond shape motif. Each individual stone is set in a bezel setting. 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. Retro jewelry refers to pieces created in the 1940s and 1950s. This was a period during which jewelry designers were largely influenced by the changes stemming from World War II. These designs reflect an infusion of futuristic vision with elements inspired by preceding periods, encompassing a variety of gemstones, shapes, and materials. Materials used commonly in Retro jewelry are gold, gold alloys, and silver as the wartime put a restriction on the use of platinum.
Designs can be masculine, geometric and modern, or softer, more feminine and floral. Turquoise is found all over the world and has been a popular semi-precious stone used in jewelry and art for thousands of years by many different cultures; from prehistoric times to the present.
Turquoise comes in many beautiful color variations; from the popular bright solid sky-blue hues to dark blue hues with dark spiderwebbing throughout, as well as aqua, teal, and many green varieties, and even some rare white with dark spiderwebbing. The item "Antique Vintage Art Deco Retro 925 Sterling Silver Turquoise Womens Earrings" is in sale since Saturday, March 7, 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.