18.00ct Antique Art Deco Platinum Diamond Brooch Pin This exquisite antique Art Deco pin is crafted in solid platinum. The piece showcases 6 large round European-cut diamonds, approx. 5.00 carats in total, 21 genuine baguette diamonds, approx. 5.00 carats in total, and some 146 genuine round diamonds, approx. 8.00 carats in total. All the diamonds are G color and VS clarity with a total diamond weight of approx. 16 carats. Weight approx.29.1 grams, approx 2 1/4 inches x 1 3/4 inches.
Here is a splendid platinum pin from the 1950's. The pin is set with approximately 12ct of sparkling marquise and pear cut diamonds. These diamonds are accentuated by approximately 1.15ct of baguette cut diamonds and approximately 4.85ct of round cut diamonds. The color of the diamonds is G-H with VS1 clarity. The measurement of the pin is 53mm by 37mm and it weighs 25.3 grams. This pin may also be worn as a pendant.
History of Czech perfume bottles, Hoffmann´s vanity pieces followed the Art Deco ethic in shape and subject, but echoed an Art Nouveau stylization late into the 1920s. . The realistic glass jewels manufactured in Gablonz are legendary and were used also in the thinner brass Czech mountings of the 1930s, as well as later in costume jewelry by names such as Chanel, Dior, Schiaparelli and Hattie Carnegie.
Tom Fruin’s sculpture is constructed of a thousand reclaimed pieces of plexiglass ranging in size from 2×2 to 24×36 inches. They originate from many sources, including a closed-down plexiglass distributorship near Copenhagen, a framing shop, the basement of the Danish State Art Workshops and dumpsters outside the Danish Architecture Center.