DescriptionArt Deco Diamond, Emerald, Platinum, Gold Earrings, Raymond Yard
The earrings feature carved and square-shaped emerald cabochons, enhanced by full, single and baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.15 carats, set in platinum, completed by 14k gold posts and clip backs, marked Yard. Gross weight 8.74 grams.
Dimensions: 1 inch x 1/2 inch
*Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears, and are easily converted
Designer: Raymond Yard
Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
Diamond Average Clarity: VS
Diamond Shapes: European-cut, Single-cut, Baguette-cut
Diamond Count: 51 - 75
Gem Type: Emerald
Gem Average Clarity: Good
Gem Shape: Carved, Square-shaped Cabochon
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Very Good
Notes: Square-shaped cabochons measure 2.00 - 2.50 mm. Leaves measure 10.50 x 7.00 mm. Emeralds are abraded. Earrings are designed specifically for the right and left ears.
Raymond Yard: Raymond Yard lived the American Dream. In his impoverished youth, he worked for Marcus and Company both behind the scene in production, later at the forefront as a salesman before leaving to open his own business in 1922. His New York boutique sold watches and jewelry made of the finest material. His impeccable eye for quality and detail became Raymond Yard’s trademark. Rarely advertising, Yard's fame and reputation spread by word of mouth, earning him the patronage of America’s finest families: Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, du Pont, Woolworth and Flagler among others. He also attracted celebrities such as Joan Crawford and Douglas Fairbanks. A humble man, his jewels are simply marked YARD. Raymond Yard is viewed ad one of the most prominent Art Deco jewelers in the world. Raymond Yard retired in 1958; his firm continues today.
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