A lovely pair of antique drop earrings which are high purity Silver and set with Diamond Paste.
Made in the early 20th Century, these fabulous drop earrings have a beautiful lace-like or flower design. They consist of a fairly large flower cluster set with seven beautiful Paste gems and open backs so they can sparkle at their best!
Each paste stone has been hand-made, hand-polished and handset with skill, and we adore the intricate millegrain details that adorn these glamorous drop earrings.
The earrings are of Continental origin, most likely French or German, and have been fully tested for Sterling Silver.
Offered in immaculate condition, with the original kidney-wire hooks and charming aged patina. They would make a glorious wedding gift, or indeed a gift for any special occasion be it a Birthday, an anniversary or a date to remember.
ERA: Early 20th Century, Victorian to Edwardian. c.1900
MEASUREMENTS: Each 'flower' measures 22mm in diameter. The hooks are 30mm long.
The paste stones vary from 2.5-4mm in width
MATERIALS: Sterling Silver, Paste
HALLMARKS: None present but tested as Sterling Silver.
EXCELLENT: These fabulous antique Silver paste flower drop earrings are in wonderful condition and are ready to "wow"! All of the Paste gemstones are present and they are lovely, with no scratches, chips or abrasions. They are nice and bright, with a charming antique sparkle that will catch the eye of many an admirer. There is a dark aged patina in the recesses of the Silver which only serves to highlight those sparkly Pastes even better! There are no dings or scratches anywhere to be seen, and they are complete with the original kidney-wire hooks as well. Fabulous statement earrings, perfect for a fancy party, or wear with a casual jumper and jeans for effortless chic!