Antique Victorian Earrings 18k Gold Turquoise Diamonds Silver French Small (6637)


Antique Victorian earrings. 18k gold, natural turquoise, diamonds and silver. Made in France circa 1890-1900. <P><P>
Measurements: Diameter of earrings is approximately 12mm (a tad under 1/2 inch).  Weight is 3.7 grams. <P><P>
Description : A delightful, small pair of earrings. Natural cabochon turquoise forms the center of a pair of flowers, the petals are made of diamonds. Flowers suspended from tiny diamond surmounts in a floral-shaped colette mount. As is almost always the case with Victorian jewelry, The main metal is gold with the diamonds set in a layer of silver above the gold. Sturdy, hinged lever findings are easy to insert, comfortable and secure to wear. <P><P>
Antique flower-formed turquoise earrings have become very difficult to find. They are a great look, as complementary today as they were well over a century ago. This small pair is classic, understated elegance.  <P><P>
Marks: French eagle mark near join of front and back of earrings. Gold was also acid tested to ensure metal purity.   <P><P>
Condition: Good with minor wear commensurate with age.  Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer.


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