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18ct Retro era ruby and diamond earrings

Jewellery from the 1940's Retro era has had such a massive resurgence in popularity, and it is no wonder when you see and admire these truly fabulous 18ct rose gold and platinum Retro era ruby and diamond earrings.

Beautifully hand made in such a flowing design, jewellery of this era often used rose gold and being a higher carat than 9ct results in a softer tone of rose gold of that of 9ct. The rose gold beautifully highlights not only the design but also the beautiful rubies as well as the diamonds set into the earrings.

In each earring are ten natural rubies as well as five diamonds and the rubies total 0.92 carats and the diamonds 0.32 carats. The sparkle from the diamonds highlights this fabulous era and are sure the make them noticed even more during the evening.

Measuring 20.5mm by 15.7mm across, they are fitted on post and butterfly fittings that allows them to sit nice and close on the ear where they will continually get the admiration that they rightly deserve.

These are a fabulous pair of ruby and diamond earrings from the Retro period and are sure to always impress those who see them.


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18ct Retro era ruby and diamond earrings

When was the Retro era?

A brief history on Retro jewellery.

Retro describes jewellery produced between the later part of the 1930's to the 1940's, and also includes World War II. The styles and designs of the Art Deco jewellery still influenced designers in this era.

The retro movement was can be considered to be started by the head of Christie's jewellery department, Francois Curiel. He named the era for customers who requested jewellery with the Retro look. His realization of this era brought great popularity and prestige to retro jewellery, resulting in the increase in value and price to these designs. Retro jewellery can be easily characterised by large chunky somewhat over the top designs in not only brooches and bracelets but also rings. The use of rose gold was also quite common even in 18ct.
Large gem set brooches with a combination of such stones such as rubies and diamonds in a floral motif where not uncommon.

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