The simplest things are often the best, and that's certainly true of these fine 18ct Gold antique Amethyst drop earrings. Made during the Victorian era, circa 1890, they're beautiful, finely crafted and feel magnificent on!
The hooks are original and made from rosy 18ct Yellow Gold that perfectly match the handsome collet settings and the earrings themselves from natural Amethyst.
The Amethysts are set "a jour" so the light flows through them freely.. each facet radiating a hue of lavender, violet and occasionally rose-pink!
These antique Amethyst earrings are some of the most beautiful earrings we've ever had the pleasure of having on our collection, and a truly rare prize to covet.
They'd make a superb romantic gift or a versatile addition to your jewellery box.
ERA: Victorian, c.1890
Length:The total length is 32mm, The ear wire is a complete 15mm Long, and the ear wire drop to the first feature Amethyst is 8mm.
Diameter:The larger Amethyst measures a total 13mm, the smaller Amethyst is 9mm. The gold circle located on the ear wire reaches a 2mm Diameter.
Weight:4.9g - both earrings weighed together.
MATERIALS: Natural Amethyst, Gold
HALLMARKS: None present. Tested as Gold.
EXCELLENT: These 18ct Gold antique Amethyst drop earrings are incredibly rare and in superb condition. The Amethyst double drops are absolutely flawless and a beautiful light purple colour with feminine pink undertones. All four are perfect with no nicks, chips or any abrasions. The Amethysts are beautifully clear and with even colour saturation are sway eloquently as you love. The Gold shepherd's hooks are dainty yet strong. Simply exquisite throughout!