ANTIQUE EUROPEAN 14K GOLD OPAL RUBY & ENAMEL BROOCH & EARRINGS SET
An impressive antique solid 14 carat gold (tests thereabouts) swivel brooch & earrings set; beautifully made, and decorated with lustrous engraved opals and bright natural rubies and black enamel highlights.
A very striking set...lovely quality, so collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: Very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Some natural inclusions visible to opals, a few tiny chips visible. Lower drops missing to earrings, and locket missing from brooch back.
DATE/MARKS: Late 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Brooch 4 ¼ x 2 inches overall, earrings 48 mm long (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 45.3 grams in total.