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Antique French 18ct Gold Diamond Dormeuse Earrings

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SKU: 8948

Description:

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These antique French 18ct Gold Diamond dormeuse earrings a classic pair that you didn't know you needed. If you want the luxury of wearing Diamonds everyday, then these dreamy Victorian earrings can bring subtle sparkle to all occasions. 

Dormeuse earrings are a specific type of French antique earring that were designed for maximum comfort. Infact, 'dormeuse' literally translates to 'sleeper', as these earrings were comfortable enough to sleep in!

Item Details:

ERA: Victorian (1837-1901). 

MEASUREMENTS: Earrings 15mm long from top of the hooks. 
Platinum settings diameter 6.5mm. 
Rose-Cut Diamonds 1.5mm diameter. 
Old Mine Cut diamonds 2mm diameter. 
Total approximate Diamond carat weight over both earrings is 0.07ct. 
Weight: 3.3g. 

MATERIALS: Solid 18ct Gold, Platinum, Old Mine Cut Diamond and Rose Cut Diamond.   

HALLMARKS:  French Horse's Head on both posts. Tests as 18ct Gold earrings with Platinum claw settings.

Condition:

EXCELLENT: These antique French 18ct Gold Diamond dormeuse earrings are in sublime condition for their age. All of the Diamonds are securely set without any scratches or fleabites and the claw settings feel just as sturdy as they were over 100 years ago. The solid 18ct Gold makes these earrings a fine pair for sensitive ears too.