History of Art Deco Jewelry

The Art Deco period took hold through the 1920’s & 1930’s. This style is still popular today.

The term was born from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industrials Modernes, a Paris exhibition of decorative arts in 1925.

Jewelry with strong lines and geometrical designs were featured to celebrate modern industry. Bright stones, high contrast, and repetitive designs were all representative of the Art Deco style.

The timeless allure of Art Deco is alive and well today. It is perhaps the most sought after and distinctive style in the jewelry trade. These remarkable styles are increasingly hard to find as we reach the 100 year mark of their popularity.

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