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Romantic 1940s Romeo and Juliet Earrings - WWII Sweetheart Jewels

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Directory: Archives: Estate Jewelry: Costume: Unsigned: Pre 1950: Item # 1320850
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Make an entrance wearing these and you'll exit knowing everybody noticed!

Obviously, these are among the most dramatic of earrings, featuring Juliet on her balcony as Romeo kneels below. The figures and their ornate frames are of gold-tone metal, richly complementing the background of deep red enamel (or perhaps celluloid). The stylization of form is pure 1940s -- evoking Boucher's Parisina line of dancers and skaters produced during World War II – and the fasteners are clips, as is right for the period. Size is a substantial 1.25 inches round and provenance is a West Coast estate. The quality is so good that I'm very surprised not to find a maker mark.

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