50's Silver Tone Brutalist Earrings$45.00
These earrings are made of silver plated metal. The 5/8 inch earring top hinges to the1. 25 inch tear drop bottom. The entire earring drops 2 inches. They are cast pieces, making them substantial, yet not too heavy. The posts are silver and come with contemporary ear nut earring backs.
These Brutalist style earrings are circa 1950 and made by a high end costume jewelry maker of the time. The first half of the 20th century was the heyday for well made costume jewelry sold from fine department stores to Woolworth, usually made in Europe or the United States. The manufacture and quality of costume jewelry deteriorated in the latter part of the century making this era the last with enduring products.
There are no marks or manufacturer name on this piece.
NecromanceNola vintage jewelry sells this type of vintage earrings often since they were well made, usually plated multiple times and had unique design. The design is unique and they have a nice weight to them.