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Lot 29: Art Nouveau Diamond & natural Pearl earrings of 14 carat Gold
December 7, 2012
Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Germany, around 1900
14 carat gold with white gold top
Two natural Orient pearls
Eight old cut diamonds and 24 rose cut diamonds (overall weight approx. 0.3 carat)
Elegant, sophisticated execution
Overall weight: 7.9 grams
Length: 3.5 cm each
These diamond and pearl earrings of 14 carat white and yellow gold are beautiful pieces of Art Nouveau jewellery. The four-part earrings show a large old cut diamond at the top where the stud is attached. The upper three moveable links are each decorated with two stylized leaves with four rose cut diamonds on each side of an old cut diamond in the centre. This multiple linked upper part leads to the beautiful pearl. The Orient pearls hang from a mount in the shape of a stylized fern element. The elegant, sophisticated earrings are finely worked in high-quality. Through the sense of movement, the diamonds sparkle and the pearls iridesce in any light displaying top quality jewellery art of the Art Nouveau period!Both earrings are in good condition with slight traces of age and wear. The poussettes are marked with the purity mark 585. The overall weight (with poussettes) is 7.9 grams, the length is 3,5 cm for each.