We can thank the heated cold war years of the 1940s thru the 1960s for spawning so-called 'atomic', and sometimes 'sputnik' or 'space-age' design, and here we have some bold, sizable and quite dramatic expressions of that relatively brief mid-twentieth century style in a brooch with matching earrin...(more)
Iconic Retro motifs of swirls and ribbons, rendered in tri-color (rose, white and green) gold, glittering with round faceted rubies and sparkling round diamonds, coalesce to create these chic, high-style, multidimensional ear baubles from the glamorous 1940s. The earrings are equipped with their ori...(more)
A unique and stylish pair of 1940s vintage retro clip earrings, signed "Birks" (a fine Canadian jewelry retailer). Flowing ribbons of 14K rose gold curl at both ends of the earrings, creating a whimsical spiral design. Sizable and shining baguette diamonds (weighing a total of 2.00 carats) are diago...(more)
Gift wrap your ears with these festive 1940s earclips, featuring glistening pastel-blue emerald-cut aquamarines, totaling over 13 carats, at the center of gleaming 14 karat yellow gold curled ribbons. Celebrate! Measure 1 inch long by 3/4 inch wide.
A delightful two-tone suite of rose inspired jewelry - circa 1940s. The cheerful suite consists of a bracelet, brooch and clip earrings all featuring a beautiful, highly dimensional rose motif rendered in gleaming rose gold set against realistically rendered leaves in contrasting yellow gold. Everyt...(more)
Giftwrap your ears in these fun and festive bow earrings, beautifully crafted in gleaming ribbons of rich 18K yellow gold during the fabulous 40s or 50s. The centers glisten with tiny electric-red synthetic rubies which are original to the pieces and the period. 1 1/8 inches by 3/4 inch.
Cheerful, highly stylized flower or pinwheel design clip earrings with bright-white sparkling diamond centers and a spray of baguette diamonds. Beautifully crafted with great dimensionality in gleaming, mirror-like, 14 karat white gold. These fabulous late-Retro ear clips measure an impressive 1 1/4...(more)
Gift wrap yourself in these flowing ribbon motif earrings from the 1940s-50s, featuring a pair of glistening, cool blue, emerald-cut aquamarines, together weighing 3.50 carats. These fun and festive earrings measure 1 inch by 3/4 inch. Classic Retro, 14K yellow gold
From America's most celebrated house of gems and jewels - circa 1940s-50s - comes this chic and stunning suite of earrings and dress clips. The versatile, high-fashion set is designed as stylized, scrolled arrowheads, each dotted with a trio of bright-green round emeralds, crafted in gleaming 14K y...(more)
Wonderfully wild and stylish Retro earrings - circa 1940s - composed of multi-dimensional interlocking swirls punctuated with a sassy ribbon motif. Superbly crafted in gleaming two-tone (yellow and rose) gold. 1 inch high by 3/4 inch wide by 5/8 inch deep.
Splendid 1940s/early-1950s Retro earclips designed as stylized pentagonal flowers, each centered with five diamond-pierced sapphire beads. 18 karat yellow gold, about 1 inch across.
A very cool and artsy pair of double-dangle diamond earrings crafted in platinum over radiant 18 karat rose gold. The striking asymmetrical design features a pair of moderne-style tassels suspending slightly askew from diamond-set arches surmounted by an old mine-cut stud diamond. These wonde...(more)