JAR Gold, Agate and Diamond Starry Sky Earrings
A pair of small elegant 18 carat gold day-and-night ear clips, the top a simple hoop from which is suspending a detachable circle in which a black agate ball rotates, all covered with brilliant cut little diamonds (app. 2.5 carats in total), like a starry sky, signed: JAR (original pink pouch and purchase receipt), Paris, 1980s.
Stars and moon are dreamy recurring themes in JAR's work.
weight: 17.8 grams
dimensions top: 1.4 x 1 cm.
dimensions earrings: 3 x 1.4 cm.
Literature: "JAR, Paris", exhibition catalogue to "Jewels Of JAR, Paris", exhibition at Somerset House 2002-2003, Art Books International 2002, compare with number. 43. balls necklace, with black, brown, yellow and white diamonds; silver, copper, bronze and gold, 1992.