SOLD Late Georgian Foil Back Amethyst & Diamond Drop Earrings
These wonderful earrings are from the late Georgian period and are in excellent condition. They have superb vibrant purple amethysts as their main drops. The amethysts are set in closed back settings and are foil backed as was customary of many colored gemstones from this period. At this time, amethyst were still considered rare gems and were highly sought after. These have been lovingly crafted in handmade 9kt rose gold settings and are topped by pretty rose diamonds in silver.
Truly wonderful and a lovely example of this style of earrings.
Materials - Amethyst, Rose Diamond, 9kt Rose Gold (tested), Silver (tested)
Age - C1820s
Size - Earrings measure 2cm from the top of the diamond setting to the bottom of the amethyst. Amethyst measure approx 10mm by 8mm each.
Condition - Excellent
Weight - 2.8g the pair