Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown
Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch by Unknown

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Vintage Art Deco diamond onyx and pearl brooch 1920

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€ 3.400

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Antique jewelry object group: brooch

Condition: very good condition
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Country of origin:Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.

Style: Art Deco - Art Deco is an eclectic artistic and design style which had its origins in Paris in the first decades of the 20th century. The style originated in the 1920s and continued to be employed until after World War II. The term "art deco" first sawwide use after an exhibition in 1966, referring to the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes that was the culmination of high-end style modern in Paris. Led by the best designers in the decorative arts such asfashion, and interior design, Art Deco affected all areas of design throughout the 1920s and 1930s, including architecture and industrial design, as well as the visual arts such as painting, the graphic arts and film. At the time, this style was seen aselegant, glamorous, functional and modern.
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Style specifics: Abstract motives and geometrical forms are quite typical for the Art Deco period. Art Deco moved away from the soft pastels and organic forms of its style predecessor, Art Nouveau, and embraced influences from many different styles and movements of the early 20th century, including Neoclassical, Constructivism, Cubism, Modernism, and Futurism. Its popularity peaked in Europe during the Roaring Twenties and continued strongly in the United States through the 1930s. Although many design movements havepolitical or philosophical roots or intentions, Art Deco was purely decorative.

Period: ca. 1920
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Material: Silver on top and backed with 18K red gold (see explanation on silver on gold).
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Diamond(s): 84 rose cut diamonds and senailles. A senaille is a simplified rose cut diamond, a small diamond chip with perhaps a few polished facets. We do not have the weight of the rose cuts diamonds nor the senailles which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cut diamonds and senailles.

Precious stones: 14 fancy cut onyx
Five pearls (most likely natural)

Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April, onyx for July and pearl for June.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: 6,60 cm (2,60 inch) x 2,05 cm (0,81 inch)

Weight: 12,50 gram (8,04 dwt)

Reference Nº: 18309-0001

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