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Georgian Paste Drop Earrings in Silver & 9ct Rose Gold c.1820

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SKU: 1576

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These Georgian Paste Drop Earrings are so rare and beautiful!

Set with beguiling black dot Paste with typical Georgian closed back settings, these earrings are full of authentic antique charm. They're crafted from quality Sterling Silver with beautiful Rose Gold details, and the way the sparkle is just magical! 

Here at Lillicoco we adore antique Paste jewellery, but these are really something special! A complete one of a kind, unique find; we've never seen a pair quite like them. 

With an equivalent of Diamond weight of approximately 12.5 carats, these earrings really would have turned heads in their day!

Paste jewellery continues to be one of the most collectible types of antique jewellery today, and these are certain to be a prized pair. 

Item Details:

ERA:  Georgian c.1820

MEASUREMENTS: The earrings are 32mm long x 16mm wide.
The topmost large Paste are approximately 7-9mm respectively. 
The Paste in the centre of each "Flower" cluster is 6-7mm diameter, with 8 additional petals that are approximately 5mm x 6-7mm each.
Weight: 7.3g each
Combined weight: 4.7g 

MATERIALS:  Sterling Silver, 9ct Rose Gold, Black Dot Paste.

HALLMARKS:  None present, tested as 9ct Gold and Silver.

CONDITION: 

VERY GOOD:  These amazingly rare and beautiful Georgian Paste earrings are in incredible condition for their age. Circa 1820, they're over 200 years old, and are just as magical today as the day they were made. (If not more!) The Pastes are in exceptional condition on the whole with just some slight variation in colour; all with a beautiful light and radiance, and you can still see the tiny hand-painted black dots in the center of each- mimicking the Diamonds of their day.

The earrings are of solid construction. They've clearly been made with love, and treated with care will bring many more smiles, "wows" and nods of approval for another 200 years!

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