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double strand necklace "en chute" (meaning gradiated)
very good condition
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Between Art Deco and Interbellum - 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 saw wide 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 as fashion, 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 as elegant, glamorous, functional and modern. The interwar period (1918–1939) is understood, within recent Western culture, to be the period between the end of the First World War and the beginning of the Second World War. This is also called the period between the wars or interbellum.
See also: Art Deco and Interbellum
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This is something between Art Deco and the Interbellum.
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 have political or philosophical roots or intentions, Art Deco was purely decorative.
The Interbellum is the period between the two World Wars and one can recognize a transition from the Art Deco style to the Retro style.
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18K white gold (touchstone tested)
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Two old brilliant cut diamonds with an estimated weight of ± 0.16ct colour and clarity H/J, i
All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
All diamonds we offer are screened by the I.J.G.C. for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural.
182 cultured salt water pearls
Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and pearl for June.
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The French control mark for 18K gold representing an eagle's head that was in use in France from about 1838.
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closure 0,63 cm (0,25 inch) x 1,26 cm (0,50 inch), pearl strings length 43,00 cm (16,93 inch) and 46,00 cm (18,11 inch)
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27,80 gram (17,88 dwt)
Adin Reference Nº
Adin, fine antique jewellery