Art Deco sapphire diamond brooch (circa 1930)

Type of jewel: Ancient jewel / Ancient brooch
Period: Art Deco (circa 1930)
Origin: French work
Metal: Platinum 950/1000
Total (gross) weight: 8.20 grams
Dimensions: H.: 12 mm; L.: 40 mm
Nature of the stones: Old cut diamonds and eight-eight diamonds (8/8), calibrated sapphires
State of conservation: Very good state of conservation
History:
At the end of the war, French society underwent major 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: 2950 euros
Reference: 23 029 1

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