Stone treatment : The stone(s) appear to be untreated, but we are not certified gemologists. Stone(s) have been tested and guaranteed using a professional Presidium Duo refractive, heat, and hardness tester. Length: 1.75" & 1.78". Width: 0.92" & 0.93". Handmade during the Art Deco era.
The earrings are adorned by beautiful jasper stones, carved into round, scalloped designs. The stones in bezel settings, framed by a linear oval motif. Complete with omega backings for secure wear on pierced ears.There is minor wear to the face of one malachite stone, but this does not affect wear and is not immediately noticeable when worn. The price has been reduced to reflect this. This listing is for the item only. The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era.
A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1940. Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specially cut to fit the design of the piece.
During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would usually take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. A form of chalcedony, jasper is an opaque mineral of virtually any color. Jasper is often observed with patterns that occur during the mineral's formation. Certain forms of jasper such as the pale green variety have been popular since the ancient period; the Minoans on Crete favored green jasper for their seals, but green jasper was also popular among the Assyrians, Persians, Greeks, and Hebrews of antiquity.
Hailed as a significant gemstone among the ancients, it was also used to produce objects larger than jewelry such as vases and other vessels. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Earrings". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.