Antique Georgian earrings ear pendants. 15ct yellow gold and amethysts. Made in England, United Kingdom, circa 1790.
Measurements: Weight is 6.0 grams. Length, not including the wires is a tad over 1 inch (28mm).
Description : Earrings consist of a series of 3 graduated amethysts, connected via gold links that allow the stones to swing and sway as the wearer moves. Top amethysts are small and round; middle amethysts are larger and also round; bottom, largest amethysts are slightly oval. Gems with large flat upper surfaces (tables) and simply faceted on the sides where they rise above the gold mounts. Lovely, royal purple color offset beautifully by the contrasting rich gold. Collet settings with zigzags and crenelated detail hold the amethysts. Closed gold settings at the back, enhance color and shine.
Simple wires are almost certainly replacements, as is normal for earrings of this age. They are easy to insert and comfortable to wear.
Versatile - these earrings can be worn with your favorite jeans or to a very fancy and elegant party. Suitable for any occasion. Make a great addition to any collection.
Marks and Metal: No marks as is to be expected of earrings of this age.
Condition: Very Good with negligible 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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