Antique jewelry for the modern world
foil-backed quartz, diamond, platinum, and 14k gold dangle earrings
A beautiful pair of antique earrings with movement and color. Though these earrings came to us as they are today, we believe they were made from married parts. A gorgeous and eye catching foil-backed quartz is seen at the bottom. Made from domed quartz and closed in the back with a sheet of purple foil, they look like a piece of candy. Set at top of the quartz are 3 rose cut diamonds. Moving up the earring are platinum-topped 14k yellow gold bars set with 8 rose cut diamonds. They finish with a long and elegant hook.
The earrings, with their gorgeous design take on the wearers movement. Measuring 1.5" tall, they have a presence.
A colorful piece of antique jewelry to treasure for years to come.
- Style Number: R1828
- Antique parts, circa late 1800s-early 1900s
- Platinum and 14k yellow gold
- Foil backed quartz measured 0.46" round in setting
- Rose cut diamonds- 18 measuring 2 mm each, 4 measuring 1 mm each
- Total height 1.5", width 0.46" at widest, depth 0.3"
- Hooks 1.3"
- Not marked, tested 14k and platinum
- Great antique condition- wear consistent with age and use. Because of the foil back construction they must avoid water/liquids.
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