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Cartier Wristwatch

Art Deco testimony by Cartier. This wristwatch is totally complete and in authentic condition.  Platinum, Yellow Gold 18k 750 (Black enameled), Diamond (Old mine cut and Rose-cut) and Onyx Wristwatch.  Roman numerals. Three serial numbers on the platinum Tonneau case. Additional numbers on the yellow gold enameled clasp. Movement European Watch and Clock Inc. French marks. Circa 1925.

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Flowers, trees, and bird motifs were all incorporated into early Victorian jewellery design. Delicate forms and intricate engraving were typical of the early Victorian era.  Later designs adopt the heavier aesthetic of the Gothic Revival.

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The rebellious mood of the time translated into the use if unconventional materials and designs such as turquoise and coral, with prominent claw settings. Bright gold, clashing colours and spiky, quirky designs epitomized the style.

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Retro was the golden age of Hollywood glamour jewellery : Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo… There was nothing subtle or demure about it . Oversized, dramatic, deco-inspired designs were common and very often asymmetrical and whimsical.

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Art Nouveau

By 1895, the Art Nouveau movement was beginning to sweep across Europe. Named after Siegfried Bin’s (1839-1905) avant-garde Parisian shop La Maison de l’Art Nouveau, the style’s key motifs are fluid female forms of dancers, nymphs and mermaids, and naturalistic imagery…

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