Gram Weight : 6.7 Grams. Main Stone Measurements/Color : Measures 15.7 mm long by 20.5 mm wid, Opaque blue hue with black striations. Accent Stone Measurements/Color : Measures 18.6 mm long by 10.3 mm wide, Opaque black hue. Stone Treatment: 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 : Inlaid Fancy Geometric Cabochon Turquoise, Inlaid Teardrop Cabochon Onyx. Item Measurements : The earrings measure 2.54" in length measured from the top of the hooks to the bottoms of the earrings and 0.93" wide. Earring Backing Style : Hook Backings.
Your jeweler can easily convert these to the preferred backing style you desire. For Pierced or Non-Pierced Ears : Pierced. This item was made in the Byzantine Bali style, which was inspired by the jewelry from the Byzantine Empire.
This gorgeous item features applied granulation surrounding the outside of the open backed bezel settings. There is a teardrop cabochon cut onyx stone, as well as a triangular geometric motif cabochon cut turquoise stone. The silver is fairly tarnished in some areas, which is to be expected of an item this age, and adds to the character of the earrings.The price of this item 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.
Retro jewelry was produced during the 1940s and 1950s and was representative of the bold and changing world that emerged from the Second World War. Retro jewelry is not only illustrative of the energetic and modernizing styles of the 40s and 50s, but it incorporated the elegance and luxury of jewelry styles past. Retro jewelry can frequently be found composed of bright gold, gold alloys, and silver as the wartime put a restriction on the use of platinum.
These designs are vibrant and beautiful and are a gorgeous example of the style of the rapidly evolving world. Byzantine Bali jewelry was crafted with a classic twisted or braided style that invokes a sense of the ancient times of the Byzantine Empire, where men and women wore jewelry as a symbol of status and power. Interwoven links, rope twist details, and looping applied wires, and granulated beads are the hallmarks of this bold style of jewelry. 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. Onyx is a chalcedony quartz gemstone that is found all over the world. It usually has a fine texture and black color; however, some onyx also displays colored bands or ribbons against a black or brown background.Red onyx is quite rare and desirable and is also known as sardonyx. Onyx that has a deep green shade is known as Brazilian green onyx and is very rare. It became a popular stone for sculpture and jewelry in the 1920s and 1930s.
The name comes from the Greek word onyx which means nail of a finger or claw. The word onyx comes from the Greek word which can be translated as nail of a finger or claw.In Greco-Roman myth, the goddess of beauty, Aphrodite, lay sleeping when Eros cut her fingernails and left the clippings scattered on the ground. Because no part of a heavenly body can die, the gods turned them into stone which later became known as onyx. The item "Antique Vintage Deco Retro Sterling 925 Silver Byzantine Bali Turquoise Earrings" is in sale since Saturday, July 6, 2019. 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.