What a divine pair these antique blue Paste drop earrings are! Inlaid with deep royal blue Sapphire Paste and sparkling white Diamond Paste, these Victorian earrings would be the perfect "something blue" for upcoming nuptials.
There are so many reasons why you fall in love with these antique earrings, from the chunky collet settings to the vivacious twinkles of the Diamond Paste. For your peace of mind and for sensitive ears, these earrings are complete with later solid 9ct Gold hooks.
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901).
MEASUREMENTS: Earring length from top of the hooks 59mm.
Blue Paste gems graduate from 8.5mm long x 7mm wide to 11.5mm long x 8mm wide.
White Paste gems graduate from 1.5mm diameter to 2.5mm diameter.
MATERIALS: Sterling Silver, Solid 9ct Gold, Paste (Blue Paste & White Paste).
HALLMARKS: Tests as Sterling Silver earrings with solid 9ct Gold hooks.
VERY GOOD: These antique blue Paste drop earrings are in sublime condition for their age. The Paste gems themselves are exceptional, with fantastic colour saturation and with no discernible signs of wear. The reason as to why we cannot grade these earrings as excellent is simply because the hooks are a later addition. Nevertheless, you can wear them with confidence and grace for many more years. These Victorian earrings will quickly become your new favourite statement pair in your jewellery box.