ANTIQUE 14K GOLD & SILVER TREFOIL DIAMOND TURQUOISE DROP EARRINGS c1900
A pair of antique solid 14 carat gold & solid silver earrings; beautifully made, with hinged wires, trefoil-style designs to the lower sections, set with sparkling white old mine-cut diamonds and natural turquoise centre drops.
Wow - so beautiful, lovely quality & very collectable...wonderfully wearable too!
CONDITION: Generally very good. Wires/tops old replacements. Lower diamonds/settings old replacements. Centre drops probably replaced in antiquity (slightly large). Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1900/10. One wire marked '56'.
DIMENSIONS: Drops 43 x 20 mm overall, largest diamonds approx. 4.2 mm diameter (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 14.6 grams together.