This is an exquisite pair of rare Iberian "Oil & Vinegar" Citrine Silver earrings! With an incredible fire and vivacity, this splendid pair are too good not to be able to call your own.
The Silver work is absolutely immaculate, and complements the Citrine's beautifully, allowing them to take centre stage! What's more, each Citrine stone has a stunning foiled back, giving these beauties their "oil & vinegar" name which is so highly desired. Every inch of these earrings have retained their charm and splendour!
ERA: Iberian, c.1780-1790.
MEASUREMENTS: Earrings are 74.5mm long including hooks x 16.5mm wide.
Top Citrine's are 8.5mm long x 6.5mm wide.
Central Citrine's measure 5mm in diameter.
Pear drop Citrine's graduate from 7.5mm long x 5mm wide to 14mm long x 8mm wide.
MATERIALS: Sterling Silver, Foiled natural Citrine- often called "Oil & Vinegar'.
HALLMARKS: Tested as Sterling Silver throughout.
EXCELLENT. This pair of rare Iberian "Oil & Vinegar" Citrine Silver earrings are in excellent condition, and quite remarkable considering their lifespan. The Silver work is quite wonderful and has maintained its shape well! The foiling to the back of the Citrine is wonderful, and the Citrine stones themselves are bright and smooth. The lever backs close with a click so they'll remain in your ear all day long! This incredible and rare pair could soon be yours.