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Carnelian German Art Deco Drop Earrings

Carnelian German Art Deco Drop Earrings

USD$195.00

Additional information

Maker

Unsigned

Size

1 3/4" x 1/2"

Condition

Excellent

Date

1920s

Marks

None

Three carnelian beads are connected by a delicate chain in these 1920s Art Deco drop earrings from Germany. The construction and materials are typical of German workmanship of the era. The original screw-backs were signed “STERLING GERMANY” and were converted to sterling posts for pierced ears by my expert jeweler. These earrings were part of my personal collection. I have two Art Deco carnelian bracelets, also from Germany, that coordinate well with this piece. You could also wear these earrings with Art Deco pieces that feature stones in addition to carnelian – scroll down to see a selection.

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