These magnificent Victorian Bohemian Garnet drop earrings are inlaid with 21.16cts of juicy cherry red Garnets. These antique statement earrings will instantly add a fabulous touch to your jewellery collection.
Bohemian Garnet clusters were certainly en vogue in the Victorian period, and these earrings epitomise just how much they loved this gemstone and style! These earrings are complete with solid 9ct Gold hooks.
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901).
MEASUREMENTS: Earrings 6mm long from top of the hooks.
Oval Garnet cluster 17mm long x 16mm wide.
Pear Garnet cluster 30mm long x 21mm wide.
Oval Garnet cabochon 11mm long x 9mm wide x 4mm deep. (Approx 4.40ct per earring)
Pear Garnet cabochon 14mm long x 7.5mm wide x 3.5mm deep. (Approx 4.10ct per earring)
52 Rose cut Garnets graduate from 2.5mm diameter to 3mm diameter. (Approx 0.04ct each, 2.08ct per earring)
Total Garnet carat weight per earring 10.58ct, 21.16ct total.
Weight: 17.3g combined.
MATERIALS: 9ct Gold, Garnet Gold, Garnet.
HALLMARKS: Tests as Garnet Gold settings and backs with solid 9ct Gold hooks.
EXCELLENT-VERY GOOD: These Victorian Bohemian Garnet drop earrings are in sublime condition for their age. All of the Garnets are secure within their settings, with hardly any signs of wear to the gemstone's glossy surfaces. The rose cut facets are slightly softer than you would expect, but this is a key indicator of Victorian craftsmanship. The Garnet Gold is largely intact, accruing a warm rich rosy finish from age. These earrings are the perfect stand-out pair for your collection, and great for unleashing your inner Gothic queen!