Dogwood earrings €2350

Herbarium No. 137 Scientific Name CORNUS Common Name Dogwood Type Earrings, original screwsystem Place Newark, USA Date Approximately 1920 Collected by A. J. Hedges & Co. Material 585/1000 gold 14 ct enamel, natural pearl Size 26,2 x 21,7 mm Total Weight 12,2 grams Condition Good Price 2350 EUR In the later decades of the 19th century, Newark, New Jersey, was considered to be the USA capitol of jewellery. The growing wealth of the new middle-class in America created a demand for affordable and wearable items.  The Newark group of manufacturers, which numbered 200 at its peak, was producing 90% of…

Belle epoque · Cushion cut diamond · Dogwood · Edwardian · Old mine cut diamond · Old singlecut diamonds · Platinum · Ring · Symbol of Christianity

Dogwood ring €5200

Herbarium No. 026 Scientific Name CORNUS Common Name Dogwood Type Ring Place Belgium Date Approximately 1910 Collected by Unknown Material Old mine cushion cut diamond circa 0.75 ct, Clarity VVS, light yellow, Old single cut diamonds, Platinum Size 20 x 19,7 mm Total Weight 5,8 grams Condition Good Price 5200 EUR     In the Edwardian period, when this ring was made, platinum was the new black. Platinum is the ultimate metal to create an intricate but strong lacework around the diamonds. In the centre of this ring an old mine cushion cut diamond is set, circa 0.75 ct, Clarity VVS, light yellow,…