Electric Empire - Art Deco Diamond Earrings
Owner's favorite find! Our recent buying trip uncovered these treasures. As skyscrapers were lighting up the New York skyline in the 1920's and 30's, Art Deco artistry in jewelry was culminating in an essence of style never before witnessed. Pure Art Deco from ground to spire, classic elements such as the use of platinum, diamonds and hints of color with precise geometry and mille grain metal work all speak to that era.
Medium length earrings each boast forty one (41) diamonds bursting with energy and razzle dazzle. From single cuts, baguettes (that had just been invented) and old European cuts, the diamonds combine in high society style with a total estimated weight of 1 carat each. A color range of H-I and a clarity range of VS2-SI2 measure up to one of our best of the best.
Precisely polished cabochons of natural sapphire are shaped into half moons and another two channel set sapphires accent the diamond vertical bands. All in platinum, with ear post fittings they are light on the ear, for your morning java or that elevator ride to the top.
With an antique box stamped, R.W. Meech & Son, Watchmakers & Jewellers, 26 St. Thomas Street, Weymouth (England).
Date: Circa 1925.
Measurements: Length of 1 7/16 (3.6 cm) and width of 7/16 of an inch at the widest (1.1 cm). Weight of 6.5 grams (4.2 dwt) together without ear nuts.
Condition: Excellent. Box has medium wear with losses to cover and bottom; interior fine and may not be original to the earrings.
Note: All diamond weights are approximated by measurement and formula and may vary from actual weights. Grading may vary if stones are removed.
Order Before 12/23 for Xmas! US Only
Forms of Payment
- VISA and MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit & debit cards.
- Personal checks drawn on U.S. banks only - Please allow 7 business days for clearance.
- Money orders, cashier's and traveler's checks - Please allow 7 business days for clearance.
Other Forms of Payment
Bank Wire - For international orders and orders of $5,000 and over. Please contact us for more details.
FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!
Order By 12/23 for Xmas - US orders!
Same day shipping - Order by 1 pm CST!
FREE for All U.S. Orders - Standard 2-3 Day Shipping.
FREE for All International Orders - Standard 2-7 Day Shipping.
Full details at Shipping & Insurance.
Complete Money Back No-Risk Guarantee
For Non-Gift Purchases - Our Standard Guarantee
If for any reason whatsoever you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we will refund the FULL purchase price including U.S. shipping if charged. Remember, there is no charge for our regular shipping service!
International Orders - Due to customs and paperwork requirements, return shipping charges cannot be reimbursed.
- Notify us of your intention to return the item within three (3) days of receipt. You may contact us by email or by telephone.
- Please ship back to us within another two (2) days after we receive notification from you.
- As soon as the item is received, a full refund is issued to you that same day.
More details at Full Guarantee including gift giving options.