Here we have a beautiful pair of double clips made in a way that the best French jewelry houses could be jealous for. Strangely enough it is made in Egypt, not the first place one would think about when looking at the quality of these jewels.
Double clips are two clips that can be worn close to each other as a brooch or separated into two individual clips, for example on either side of a decolletage or on both lapels of a suit.
Antique jewelry object group: double clip
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Egypt (Alexandria)
Style: Retro - The style now called "Retro Art" is a genre which was developed in the 1940s and 1950s in response to a need for bold, eye-catching graphics and shapes that were easy to reproduce.
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Style specifics: Retro Style is a recent designation for the period in the forties when large scale, stylized geometric forms, drapes, bows or ribbons were all the rage. Pink Gold, set with colored stones, sometimes in floral forms was common.
Period: ca. 1940
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Material: 18K white gold
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Diamonds: 46 single brilliant cut diamonds (also called 8/8) with a total estimated weight of approx. 1.50 crt.
Note: All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
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Hallmarks: Clear struck hallmarks indicating 18K gold, made in Alexandria in Egypt after 1916
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Dimensions: per clip 3.33 cm (1.31 inch) x 2.43 cm (0.96 inch)
Weight: 24.20 gram (15.56 dwt)
Reference Nº: 11132-0020
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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