Oversized oval clip-back carved wood earrings by Monies! The earrings are large semi-ovals with a smooth black - blue shift finish. Flat backside. Monies label on tag on reverse.
Monies was founded in 1973, by Gerda (nee Gerda Lynggaard) and Nikolai Monies. The couple operate out of their Copenhagen workshop, where they stretch the imagination and redefine the concept of jewelry. Monies plays with scale, texture, and materials (including resin, acrylic, and mammoth ivory), to create avant-garde jewelry for discerning clients. Monies has collaborated with various fashion houses, including Chanel, Christian Lacroix, and Donna Karan.
Gorgeous bold green choker necklace and earrings set made of famous bohemian glass! The dangling earrings are composed of a bold rectangular glass beads anchored by baroque swirls beset with milgrain details. The necklace has a center focus of three jade glass gems in a symmetrical art deco arrangement. The gems are flanked by hexagonal beads featuring the same flourishes on the earrings. The "chain" of the necklace is fully beaded with spherical and long, barrel shaped beads. Stamped "Czechoslovakia" on reverse.
Earrings 2" x .5"
Bohemia was the glass capital of Eastern Europe, craftspeople specialized in creating bright and brilliant works that rivaled the glassblowers of Venice. Designers and artists would source much of their findings and stones from Bohemia, making it a critical site for 19th and 20th century costume jewelry makers.
Rare 1940s Hobe silver and carved Bandora wood figure demi parure. The set includes a floral brooch reminiscent of a boutonnière with a tapered, wrapped base that gives way to a spray of sterling vermeil flowers, and a carved wood figure at the center. The earrings feature carved faces in bezel settings above a five - petal floral base. Marked on reverse.
Brooch is 3 inches and weighs 12 grams.
Earrings are .5 inches and weigh 2 grams each.