Retro diamond flower cluster and platinum clip-on dress earrings circa 1940. *
ABOUT THIS ITEM: #E-DJ914A. Scroll down for specifications. It is noteworthy that the left and right design allow switching positions on the ear to achieve a different look. Possibly a custom versatility feature, examine the photographs and notice that the handcrafted clip backs have a hinged hook that folds out to facilitate wearing them as dress clips on a garment. As it is typical for the period when they were made, they are set with diamonds graded in the white to colorless range with good clarity. Sparkle, sparkle. Thoroughly elegant in their tailored brilliance and splendor, these earrings sit comfortably on the ear. Diamonds of different cuts and sizes have been arranged in a design that relies primarily on a predominant bell-shaped flower with leaves and twigs gathered by a curling ribbon.
DIAMONDS: one hundred thirty-four baguette, round brilliant, and single-cut diamonds together totaling approximately 4.00 carats, approximately G-H, VS-SI clarity.
WEIGHT: 17.8 grams.
EARRING BACKS: handcrafted clip backs with a unique hinged hook to wear as dress clips on a garment.
MEASUREMENTS: approximately 1-1/16” (2.75 cm) by 1” (2.50 cm) overall.
CONDITION: high magnification photographs show considerable design details, and that the item is in good condition, all consistent with age and wear.
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