A cascade of opalescent blue glass beads, glass pearls and gold-tone beads form these charming late-1950s gold-tone clip-back earrings by the second generation of Hobé designers. Lots of movement here! Wear these earrings with jeans or for a night on the town all year round.
These 1920s Art Deco earrings are fashioned from small jade-glass beads that hang from five brass chains. They are suspended from a domed larger jade-glass button designed to fall at the earlobe. Lots of movement here! These all-original earrings have screw-backs, but they can be modified for pierced ears. Scroll down to see two jade French Art Deco necklaces that both look fabulous with these earrings.
Large golden and brown topaz glass stones are prong set in gold-tone metal with round citrine glass accents in these clip-back earrings by Elsa Schiaparelli. The exotic three-sided shape of the large stones enhances the three-leaf clover design, and the elaborate construction of the earring backs exemplifies the maker's quality. This color combination can be seen in other Schiaparelli pieces. You can see the utility patent for the earring clasp here, shown below the names Frederick A. Ballou, Jr. & Rogers T. Stafford.
These earrings are quintessential Art Deco! Round glass beads the color of pale jade suspended from silver-tone chains hold a circle of beads at the bottom. A single jade-glass bead pendant hangs within each circle, and a matching larger disk is set where it will adorn the earlobe. These lavishly-long (3-inch) earrings are possibly Czech in origin. These all-original screw-back earrings can be modified for pierced ears.
Large faceted ruby glass teardrops with diamanté caps are suspended from two faux pearls in these lovely and elegant 1950s earrings by Hattie Carnegie. The setting is gold-tone with clip-backs. These earrings can go from day to evening wear with ease!