A pair of diamond set scroll earrings each issuing a radiating spray with 21 old brilliant leaves and tied together with a ribbon of baguette cut diamonds, the earrings measures between 21mm and 12mm, rub-over and claw set in silver as typical for the period. Estimated total diamond content for both earrings is 1.8 – 2,00 ctw, assessed as G – I color and SI clarity. Clip and post fittings. In very good condition. Some minimal fretting to a few of the stones.
1950s was an inspiring period of fashion reflected by post-war prosperity and a newfound sense of optimism.
A decade of elegance and femininity. A period that still is making a impact todays fashion. The 1950s was a time of rebuilding, of a hopeful future and Hollywood glamour. women fashion prioritized elegance, formality, and perfectly matched accessories – ultra-feminine and luxurious.
People were making more money in the 50s, and it became more available to focus on investing in fun and new items to extend their wardrobe. Suddenly there was an increase in social events and cocktail parties, where women showcased their finest jewelry. Short hairstyles meant that earings like these could be in full display and the crowning accessory for that new cocktail dress for evening events. It was considered imperative that one’s accessories matched perfectly. With a pair of earrings like these everything matches in our opinion.