Tuxedo set - art deco etched smoky pearl & 14k gold
Full formal tuxedo set with etched smoky rainbow mother of pearl set in 14k white and yellow gold and finished with seed pearls. This full formal set is comprised of ten pieces. A pair of cufflinks, four larger studs meant for the vest and four smaller studs meant for the shirt. Today both sets of studs can be used on a shirt or a custom shirt with eyelet holes and a vest can be made to fashion these beauties. American made during the 1920's Art Deco Movement. This exquisite one of a kind formal set is presented in its original box, once available and Shreve Crump & Low.
The Art Deco period was a time of great change in major cities around the world with prosperity for many, mass advertising and consumerism, and an emphasis on the era's social, artistic and cultural dynamism. (Wikipedia & American-Historama.org) Over all, the movement followed simplicity, symmetry, and unvaried repetition of elements.