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Art Deco Diamond Jewelries

The term “art deco” was derived from as Parisian arts and textile exposition, the Exposition des Arts Decoratifs in Paris last 1925. However, the period when art deco really started was in 1920, however, during the year 1920, the term art deco still was not used. During the 1920s, it was considered to be a period of speed and advancement, which were evident in advancements in architecture, automobiles, oceanliners, airplanes, technology, and many more. Art deco jewelry during the said period became very famous, since art deco jewelry were used to represent improvement and excitement during in their society and in their ways of living.

Art Deco Diamond Jewelries

Up to now, diamonds are considered to be very precious and are very expensive. Diamonds used or added in any art deco jewelries can really add glamour and elegance to the piece. Various designs of art deco diamond jewelries during the 1920’s period were very famous, since during that period, there were improvements and advances in diamond cutting that allowed jewelers and jewelry designers to cut their diamonds into different shapes, such as triangle, hexagon, octagon, square, etc. Different cuts of diamonds are then mounted in various art deco design jewelries.

Emerald Cut Diamond for Art Deco Jewelries

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Art Deco Emerald Cut Diamond RIng

Since during the art deco period, there were advancements in diamond cutting techniques, which allowed jewelers to cut their diamonds in various shapes, there was still one ideal cutting technique that is preferred by many, the emerald cut. The emerald cut (rectangular shaped with cropped corners), as the name suggests, was not developed or made for diamonds but for emeralds, however, it was found out that diamonds can withstand the emerald cut, which was believed to make stones vulnerable to breakage. Emerald cut diamonds are not as common as the usual “round brilliant cut” diamonds. Emerald cut diamonds can have more flashes of light and can come in a more elegant and sophisticated look in any art deco design jewelry settings.

How to Wear Art Deco Diamond Jewelries

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Art Deco Teardrop Diamond Earrings

There are no definite ways or rules in wearing art deco diamond jewelries. Wearing diamond jewelries can really complement any outfit you are going to wear. Back in the 1920s, the bob hairstyles were very famous, that is why, women with bobbed hairstyles wear diamond earrings with a shape of teardrops or long pendants, for it to complement their hairstyle. Rings with emerald cut diamonds and other various diamond cuts were also loved by women way back and up to the present time. Art deco diamond jewelries still remain to be highly desired by a lot of people up to the present time.