Sky Blue Jade Earrings Art Deco Style Cloisonne Celtic Knot & Gemstone Drops UK

Art Deco Style Sky Blue Jade & Cloisonne Celtic Knot Cabochon Earrings

These earrings capture the opulence of Art Deco!

I've brought together Chinese Cloisonne "Celtic Knots" in rich blue and faceted Jade Gemstone drops.

About these materials

Cloisonne is a unique art form that originated in Beijing during the Yuan Dynasty (1271 - 1368). In the period titled 'Jingtai' during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), the emperor who was very much interested in bronze-casting techniques, improved the color process, and created the bright blue that appealed to the Oriental aesthetic sense. After a processing breakthrough, most articles for his daily use were made of cloisonne; in time it became popular among the common people; their favorite called 'Jingtai Blue'. So these blue Cloisonne Celtic (or Chinese) Knots follow that tradition!

Jade Gemstone has long been believed to bring good luck - it is also said to protect the wearer!

Jade is also a natural material however so there a little flaws in the blue drops - such as slight colour differences and imperfections in the surface.

Measurements

The earrings have a drop of nearly 2.5" (6 cm) and hang from Gold Plated Studs so for pierced ears only.

The earrings are not heavy - each one weighs 6 grams (about the same as
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