How do you identify Art Deco jewellery?

How do you identify Art Deco jewellery?

Elements of Art Deco Style in Jewelry

  1. White Metals.
  2. Filigree.
  3. Repeated Geometric Motifs.
  4. Enamel.
  5. Colored or Opaque Stones.
  6. Pieces With Movement.

What period is Art Deco jewelry?

Art Deco jewelry of the late 1920s and 1930s is both unique to the Art Deco design aesthetic and unique to the time period in which it was created. As a result, each surviving creation is a piece of art history, design history and social history, all wrapped up in diamonds, gemstones and precious metals.

What is Art Deco jewelry made of?

Most jewelry made in the Art Deco era was fashioned in either white gold or platinum. White gold made its first introduction to the public during the Art Deco era around 1915 when it was invented to combat rising platinum costs and rising demand for a light-colored metal. Yellow gold was very much out of style.

What do Art Deco rings look like?

What are Art Deco engagement rings? Art Deco engagement rings have geometric patterns and often feature colored gems like sapphire, ruby, or emerald in addition to diamonds. Shapes are BIG in Art Deco. So, you’ll often see large rectangular center stones, circular or square halos, or uniquely-shaped side stones.

What is Deco diamond?

A large center-stone (usually colorless), solitaire setting, and a flank of symmetrical side-stones, which may be colored. The pave setting was also common and it evolved during the Art Deco. And it often featured smaller diamonds that were there to accent the beauty of the center stone.

What is difference between Art Deco and Art Nouveau?

Art Nouveau and Art Deco are two of the defining art movements of the 20th century, influencing all elements of visual culture, from fine art and design, to architecture and graphic arts. Where Art Nouveau celebrates elegant curves and long lines, Art Deco consists of sharp angles and geometrical shapes.