Ruby, Diamond, Gold Earrings 6615LA 6615LA

1,895.00 1,515.00

These elegant pendant Mid-Century (1950-1970) earrings feature ±2,00ct/0.3 Rubies decorated with ±0,15ct. (J S1) Single Cut Diamonds crafted in 18K Gold.
With inclusions like it should.

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These elegant pendant Mid-Century (1950-1970) earrings feature ±2,00ct/0.3 Rubies decorated with ±0,15ct. (J S1) Single Cut Diamonds crafted in 18K Gold.
With inclusions like it should.

Dimensions: 20 x 6 mm
Weight in grams: 3,5
Condition: Good condition – used with some signs of wear

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These elegant pendant Mid-Century (1950-1970) earrings feature ±2,00ct/0.3 Rubies decorated with ±0,15ct. (J S1) Single Cut Diamonds crafted in 18K Gold.
With inclusions like it should.

Dimensions: 20 x 6 mm
Weight in grams: 3,5
Condition: Good condition – used with some signs of wear

Mid 20th Century

The 1950s jumped and jived their way into our hearts with rock ‘n’ roll, the birth of the “Beat” Generation, the launch of Sputnik, the beginnings of the space race and the knowledge that we were all living in a nuclear world. Dubbed the “Atomic Age,” the art world seized its symbols and created an aesthetic that found it’s way into nearly every aspect of design from architecture to zippers, fabrics to formica, including the diverse subject matter of 50s jewelry.
In 1947, Christian Dior introduced a new look in fashion that brought femininity back, rejecting the somber wartime silhouette. A fitted bodice and décolleté neckline atop a full skirt flowing out from a tight-fitted waistline called for a newly revised design aesthetic for the fashion’s complimentary jewels and accessories. When it came to jewelry the phrase “the more the merrier” seemed apropos.
To punctuate this elegant display of elan, diamonds set in platinum swept across the feminine décolletage and swirled on lobes newly revealed by upswept hair which was held in place by diamond clips. DeBeers Diamond Corporation ensured that the demand for diamonds would not wane with their ‘A Diamond is Forever’ campaign. By an ingenious focus on using a multitude of smaller diamonds instead of a large focal gem they were able to promote diamonds to every income level, especially the rapidly growing middle class. They cleverly awarded prizes to jewelers worldwide who encompassed beauty, design, function and most of all, diamonds, in their modern compositions.


Ruby

A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium. Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red. Other varieties of gem-quality corundum are called sapphires. The ruby is considered one of the four precious stones, together with the sapphire, the emerald and the diamond.


Single Cut Diamond

A single cut diamond has a large table and an octagonal girdle. The culet, or bottom edge of the diamond, may be pointed or it may be flat. A single cut diamond usually has 18 facets. The single cut is an extremely old diamond cut dating to the 1300s.


Gold

Because of the softness of pure (24k) gold, it is usually alloyed with base metals for use in jewelry, altering its hardness and ductility, melting point, color and other properties. Alloys with lower carat rating, typically 22k, 18k, 14k or 9k, contain higher percentages of copper or other base metals or silver or palladium in the alloy. Copper is the most commonly used base metal, yielding a redder color.

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