French Art Deco diamond necklace

Type of jewelry: Antique jewelry / Antique necklace
Period: Art Deco around 1930
Origin: French work
Metal: Platinum 950/1000, gold 750/1000 (18 k)
Total weight (gross): 4.40 grams
Length: 440 mm
Nature of the stones: Old cut diamonds (around 2.50 carats, center 1.20 carat)
State of conservation: Very good state of conservation
At the end of the war, French society underwent great transformations. This era was marked by a desire for renewal which was expressed in Art Deco.
Art Deco is the name given to the « modern » style of the 20th century. He had a worldwide influence during the interwar period and expressed himself in all areas of creation. This period marked the history of the jewel by associating inventiveness of the forms with an extraordinary smoothness of work on platinum.
This type of ancient jewel is enjoying increasing success given its timelessness.
Bibliographic references:
Art Deco jewelry, Sylvie Raulet, Paris, Editions du Regard, 1991
Art Deco jewelry in the 1940s, Mélissa Gabardi (text established with the collaboration of Solange Schnall), Paris, Editions de l’Amateur, 1986
Art Deco and Avant-garde jewelry, Evelyne Possémé, Laurence Mouillefarine, Paris, Norma, 2009
Price: 5900 euros
Reference: 25 027 2

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