We have similar Art Deco, Byzantine Bali, and Carnelian items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Product Listing by: Angela A. Age Circa : Art Deco C. Markings : Unmarked, tested, and guaranteed.
Gram Weight : 7.4 grams. Length: approximately 37.64 mm. 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 : Carved and polished cabochon. Length: 2.28", 3.01" total length including Shepherd's crook backing. Earring Backing Style : Shepherd's crook 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 in the Byzantine Bali style. Each earring features a large, lovely carnelian stone in a semi-translucent, warm orange-red hue; please reference the third photo provided above for a staged example of the stones' semi-translucency. The stones rest securely inside caps which are adorned with Byzantine Bali-style wire twist designs. The earrings also showcase a silver dome created using the repousse metalworking technique.
Finished with shepherd's crook backings for secure wear on pierced ears. The earrings contain tarnish in some areas, which gives them a lovely antique quality. 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.
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. Carnelian is a beautiful form of chalcedony gemstone that has been used to create jewelry for nearly 5000 years. It is an opaque-looking stone that ranges in red hues from pale orange to an intense, almost black blood red.Called the stone of kings, carnelian was well suited to carving, and would often be used in seal rings by the great ancient civilizations. Repoussé began as an ancient metalworking technique dating as far back as the 3rd century BC, involving malleable metal that was hammered onto the reverse side to create an image on the front. Examples are found all over the world; Greece, Egypt, and even the Hopewell periods in the American southeast. Reverse side hammering was also used to add detail to the front, creating intricate patterns using grooves, indentations, and channeling. The piece was then carefully polished to create a hollow, eye-catching treasure. The item "Antique Vintage Deco Sterling Silver Byzantine Bali Carnelian Dangle Earrings" is in sale since Sunday, June 28, 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.