Vintage Opal and Diamond Clip Earrings By Raymond Yard
ABOUT THESE EARRINGS
These bold and beautiful ear baubles from the renowned NYC Jeweler, Raymond C. Yard, glisten, gleam and glow with a magnificent pair of sizable white opals, together weighing 11.00 carats. The enchanting gemstones, each imbued with a fabulous phantasmagorical array of electric kaleidoscopic pastel colors, are embraced half-way around by sparkling white round brilliant-cut diamonds alternating with gleaming baguette diamonds, all of which are presented in lustrous platinum. Rare and ravishing beauties dating back to the 1960s. Just a smidgen shy of 1 inch. 2.05 carat total diamond weight. The clips are 14K white gold.
*Raymond C. Yard is considered one of the great Art Deco jewelers, counting among his customers many of the families that defined American enterprise in the early 20th century, including the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, Woolworths, and DuPonts. Using only the highest quality gemstones and the most exquisite platinum mountings, the company designed jewelry that not only took on an identifiable style of his own, but elevated the Art Deco aesthetic to a new level. Raymond Yard's original designs continue to be made today and sold exclusively at fine retailers.