FREE WORLDWIDE DELIVERY on All Orders
The Antique Jewellery Company
Art Deco style was prompted by the Paris Exhibition of 1925 and thrived during the 1920s and 1930s. The main influences on Art Deco design were Cubism and Ancient Egypt, following the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922.
Art Deco left an indelible mark on London as designers, architects, artists and engineers succumbed to the new style. Art Deco buildings dotted around London today are distinguished by their opulence and clean geometry. With developments in manufacture designers had new freedom to celebrate the mechanised world.  The sumptuous contours, contrasting lines and unconventional materials of Florin Court in Farringdon are synonymous with Art Deco Architecture.  The interior of Eltham Place, the ruined childhood home of Henry VIII, bought and rebuilt by Stephen and Virginia Courthauld in 1933 captures an opulent escapist era.
Art Deco caught on and soon shaped the skylines of cities around the world. Affordable materials benefitted from sophisticated production techniques and designers delighted in the unexpected. Sharp lines contrasted with undulating curves and garish colours clashed to create a bold new aesthetic.
Art Deco liberated the imagination and celebrated the dreams and desires of an International audience. It was sophisticated, cool and cosmopolitan.
Designers made references to the visual innovations of the Cubists, the lustrous colours and glamour of Diaghalev and  the Ballets Russes, historic European styles and the dawn of the machine age. Further afield the shape and materials used in the arts of Africa and East Asia provided inspiration. Archaelogical digs unearthed Egyptian treasure which fascinated Art Deco Designers who incorporated geometric lines and clashing colours into their work. Art Deco was a celebration of the exotic.

Jewellers began cutting multicoloured stones into triangles, pentagons and oblongs to make geometric patterns after the Cubist movement and the rise of abstraction.

Society beauties wore long strings of pearls over low cut dresses and stacked panelled diamond set platinum bracelets up their arms.

Bold contrasts between white diamonds and coloured stones are characteristic of the era. The Art Deco palette is both vibrant and distinctive.

Burgeoning travel had an impact on Art Deco jewellery which included carved Asian jade, coral and rubies as well as sapphires and emeralds imported from India.

1–60 of 423 items

  • Art Deco Sapphire & Diamond “Eye” Ring

    £1,875
    Quick View
  • 14ct Gold Moonstone Ring

    £975
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Emerald & Diamond Ring

    £3,950
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold, Platinum & Emerald & Diamond Rectangular Ring

    £2,250
    Quick View
  • Silver & Marcasite Flowers Necklace

    £250
    Quick View
  • Silver & Enamel Tie Pin of a Bulldog

    £125
    Quick View
  • 18ct Gold & Platinum, Large Aquamarine & Rose Diamond Ring

    £2,950
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold, Platinum, Emerald & Diamond Rectangular Ring

    £3,500
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Silver & Paste Long Chain Necklace

    £1,875
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 14ct Gold Long Drop Aquamarine & Diamond Earrings

    £3,500
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 15ct Gold, Platinum & Diamond Drop Earrings

    £3,500
    Quick View
  • Green Crysoprase 14ct Gold Art Deco Bracelet

    £1,875
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct White Gold, Sapphire & Diamond Triple Band Ring

    £2,500
    Quick View
  • French Art Deco 18ct White Gold, Lapis & Rock Crystal Cufflinks

    £2,250
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold, Platinum, & Diamond Ring

    £675
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct White Gold, Platinum, Emerald & Diamond Octagonal Ring

    £1,875
    Quick View
  • Edwardian 18ct Gold, Platinum, Sapphire & Diamond Twist Ring

    £1,425
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold, Platinum, Diamond Cluster Ring

    £1,425
    Quick View
  • 18ct, Platinum, & Diamond Cluster Ring

    £1,875
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold, Platinum, Emerald & Diamond Rectangular Ring

    £1,875
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold, Platinum, Emerald & Diamond Square Ring

    £975
    Quick View
  • Large Art Deco Silver, Onyx, Chalcedony & Marcasite Pendant on a Silver Chain

    £450
    Quick View
  • Platinum, Three Stone Diamond Ring

    £2,250
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold & Platinum, Aquamarine & Diamond Ring

    £1,275
    Quick View
  • Art Deco French, Platinum, Emerald & Diamond Ring

    £2,950
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Three Stone Diamond Ring

    £675
    Quick View
  • 9ct Gold & Amethyst Nine Stone Bracelet

    £675
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 14ct White Gold & Diamond Bracelet

    £1,650
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Silver & Marcasite Necklace

    £195
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold & Platinum, Sapphire & Rose Diamond Ring

    £2,250
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold, Platinum & Diamond Marquise Shaped Ring

    £1,275
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Oval Sapphire & Diamond Cluster Ring

    £2,250
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Silver & Paste Necklace

    £375
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold Round Locket Set With Sapphire & Diamonds

    £1,275
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Diamond & Onyx Round Earrings

    £1,875
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Rectangular Platinum & Diamond Brooch

    £6,750
    Quick View
  • Theodor Fahrner Art Deco Silver & Amethyst Pendant on Chain

    £375
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Diamond Solitaire Ring With Diamond Set Shoulders

    £1,875
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Silver Pendant on Chain

    £675
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Silver & Marcasite Bracelet by Theodor Fahrner

    £825
    Quick View
  • Silver Gilt & Black, Yellow & Orange Enamel Butterfly Brooch By David Andersen

    £295
    Quick View
  • Silver Gilt & Blue Enamel Butterfly Brooch By David Andersen

    £375
    Quick View
  • Silver Gilt & Enamel Butterfly Brooch By David Andersen

    £295
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Czechoslovakian Blue Paste Necklace

    £295
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct White Gold & Platinum, Diamond Solitaire Ring in a Square Mount

    £2,250
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Platinum & Diamond Ring

    £2,950
    Quick View
  • Art Deco platinum & Diamond Solitaire Ring With Diamond Set Shoulders

    £1,875
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Diamond Solitaire Ring With Diamond Set Shoulders

    £1,875
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 18ct Gold , Platinum, Zircon & Diamond Ring

    £1,275
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Diamond Solitaire Ring With Diamond Shoulders

    £2,950
    Quick View
  • 18ct Gold & Platinum, Diamond Five Stone Ring

    £2,500
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 9ct Gold & Synthetic Ruby Tie Pin

    £150
    Quick View
  • Theodor Fahrner Silver & Marcasite Orchid Brooch

    £495
    Quick View
  • Art Deco 14ct Gold, Ruby & Diamond Tie Pin

    £175
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Silver, Black Enamel & Paste Tie Pin

    £50
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Sapphire & Diamond Rectangular Tie Pin

    £375
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Silver, Marcasite & Haematite Ring

    £95
    Quick View
  • Rock Crystal White Gold Tie Pin

    £95
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Silver & Paste Lizard Brooch

    £250
    Quick View
  • Art Deco Silver & Paste Lizard Brooch

    £295
    Quick View

art-deco1

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Jewellery: An Identification and Value Guide

by Lillian Baker and Dave Hammell
Collector Books, 1981

art-deco2

Art Deco Jewelry: Modernist Masterworks and their Makers

by Evelyne Possémé & Laurence Mouillefarine
Thames and Hudson Ltd, 2009

art-deco3

Art Deco Jewellery and Accessories: A New Style for a New World

by Cornelie Holzach
Arnoldsche; Bilingual edition, 2008

art-deco4

Art Deco Jewelry

by Sylvie Raulet
Thames & Hudson, 2002

art-deco5

Cartier: Le Style et l’Histoire

by Alexandra Bosc, Thierry Coudert, Laure Dalon & Violette Petit
Reunion Des Musées Nationaux, 2013

art-deco6

Cartier

by Hans Nadelhoffer
Thames and Hudson Ltd, 2007

art-deco7

Cartier, Joaillier des Rois: L’Album de l’Exposition

by Laure Dalon
Reunion Des Musees Nationaux, 2013

art-deco8

Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels

by Sarah D. Coffin & Suzy Menkes
Thames & Hudson, 2011

What can we help you find?