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Circa 1940  Diamond Earrings In 18kt White Gold Priced at $2,195.00 in May, 2008. Swirling scrolls are sprayed with twenty-two round and baguette diamonds totaling 1.85 ct. on these shimmering clip/post earrings from the Retro Period. Set in polished in 18kt white gold. Earrings measure just over 1/2" in width and hang to a length of 1/2".

1940 Citrine Bow-Motif Earrings
Circa 1940 32.00 ct. t.w. Citrine Bow-Motif Earrings In 14kt Yellow Gold Priced at $2,395.00 in May, 2008. Sunny citrines of a blazing 32.00 ct. t.w. dangle from gleaming ribbons of 14kt yellow gold on these Retro Period earrings. Screw backings. Earrings measure 3/4" in diameter and have a hanging length of 1 1/4".

1940 Vintage Retro Diamond Foliage Necklace In 14kt Rose Gold
1940 Vintage Retro Diamond Foliage Necklace In 14kt Rose Gold

1940 Amethyst and Citrine Gold Bracelet
1940 Amethyst and Citrine Gold Bracelet

1940 RETRO FASHION:

 1940s Retro Jewelry and 1940s Vintage Jewelry

1940s Jewelry was typically modest in size, but big on intricacy. Very often, jewelry pieces depicted items from real life.  I think of this as the bows, birds and bugs decade in jewelry. There are plenty of flowers, too... Perhaps to feed the bugs that then feed the birds. Citrine also seemed to be very popular.

1940 Vintage Retro Diamond Tassel Necklace Circa 1940  Vintage Retro Diamond Tassel Necklace In Two-Tone 18kt Gold. Priced at $7,995.00 in May, 2008. Dramatic Retro Period necklace goes all-out glam with 1.50 ct. t. w. diamond-lit swags and spacers. Two tassels dangle at its ends. Set in rope-detailed, two-tone 18kt gold. Box clasp with figure 8 safety.

1940 Vintage Retro Opal Brooch Pendant Circa 1940 Vintage Retro Opal Brooch Pendant In 14kt Yellow Gold. Priced at $3,395.00 in May, 2008. This richly detailed Retro Period piece presents a 6.00 carat opal cabochon in a swirl of 1.75 ct. t.w. diamond-glittered acanthus leaves. Set in 14kt yellow gold. Push-pull safety. Its single bale accommodates a 7mm chain. Measures 1 3/4" in width and hangs to a length of just over 1 1/8".

1940 Vintage Pearl and Gem Insect Bangle Bracelet Circa 1940 Vintage Cultured Pearl and Simulated Gem Insect Bangle Bracelet In 14kt Yellow Gold. Priced at $1,395.00 in May, 2008. The Bug Bangle! Create a buzz. Retro-style hinged bangle bracelet teeming with 9 1.5-3mm cultured freshwater pearls and 6 simulated gemstones. Set in 14kt yellow gold. Box clasp with safety chain and hinged bale. Dimensions: 1/2".

1940 Enameled Diamond Star-Motif Bracelet1940s Dinner RingDiamond and Faux Ruby Ring

Circa 1945 'Jaeger Le Coultre' Retro Watch In 14kt Yellow Gold.Circa 1945 'Jaeger Le Coultre' Retro Watch In 14kt Yellow Gold. Elegant 14k gold "Le Coultre" retro watch with gold chain and black dial. Watch face about one inch long. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate item.

Circa 1940 Art Deco and Retro Old Mine Cut Diamond and Sapphire Earrings

Circa 1940 Art Deco and Retro Old Mine Cut Diamond and Sapphire Earrings.  Unique earrings that merge two eras into one. (both Retro and Art Deco.) Ridged diamond and sapphires showcase the bold geometric designs of the Retro era. Art Deco's use of colored gems as accents are a highlight. Thirty eight old mine cut diamonds 1.75 ctw. Graded H-J color and VS2-SI1 clarity. Emerald cut sapphires 4.00 ctw. 1.5" in height x 1" in width. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind item.Circa 1940 Sapphire and Diamond Accented Retro Bow Design Clip Earrings

Circa 1940 Sapphire and Diamond Accented Retro Bow Design Clip Earrings In 18kt Yellow Gold and Platinum. "Wonderful smooth design with accents of twinkling diamonds and sapphires. Pretty, feminine bow design. Two round diamonds total .09 ctw. Graded I color and SI1 clarity. Eight baguette sapphires total .2 ctw. Clip closure without posts. 5/8"" in length and 3/4"" in width. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind item.

1940 Vintage Retro Sapphire and Diamond Floral Brooch.
1940 Vintage Retro Sapphire and Diamond Floral Brooch. Priced at $1,195.00 in May, 2008
Circa 1940 Retro Bow Brooch In 14k Pink and Yellow Gold
Circa 1940 Retro Bow Brooch In 14k Pink and Yellow Gold Top off your outfits with this lovely example of Retro-style jewelry. Big loops of pink and yellow gold and knotted in the middle leaving the ribbons of gold to almost seem as if they are curling and bending in a breeze. In 14kt polished, pink and yellow gold. 1 1/4" x 1".

1940 Diamond and Enamel Bird Brooch
Circa 1940 C. 1940 Diamond and Enamel Bird Brooch In Two-Tone 18kt Yellow Gold Priced at $2,195.00 in May, 2008. Retro Period fellow is proudly perched. Vivid red enamel dons his body and he sees with an .02 carat diamond eye. Set in two-tone 18kt gold. Push-pull safety. Brooch measures 3/4" in width and nearly 3" in length.

1940 Citrine, Diamond and Faux Sapphire Ring
1940 Citrine, Diamond and Faux Sapphire Ring

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