Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering a Paul Lobel handmade sterling silver earrings c. 1950. These sleek earrings are hand wrought artisan studio pieces featuring a long thin representation of a leaf with a curled rib. The leaves were a favorite design for Paul Lobel. The earrings are 1-1/4" long X 9/16" wide (maximum dimensions). Both backs are marked "Lobel" + "Sterling". The fixture is a screw back and they weigh 4.5 grams.
Paul A. Lobel of New York City (1900-1983) was a designer, sculptor, metalsmith, and illustrator. He was born in Romania at the turn of the century. He became an innovative maker of jewelry in New York’s Greenwich Village. His jewelry was revolutionary in three-dimensional design and modernity and has been shown in the Smithsonian Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Paul Lobel was a pioneer of the American Modernist studio jewelry movement.
The silver content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The silver is marked "Sterling".
When you own vintage handmade jewelry, you wear a design that is unique and represents the artist's vision. It is made by a skilled craftsman and can have features which are only found in this piece. The jewelry may exhibit the marks of the craftsman. It will not be perfect. The jewelry will show age appropriate tarnish, unless we state otherwise.
Trendy Paul Lobel Mid Century Earrings c. 1950