Absolutely exquisite garnet earrings from the Georgian (ca1780) period. These unusual and incredible earrings are particularly large in size and have a magnificent and royal-looking appearance. Each is made of 18kt yellow gold and detailed with 20 vibrant garnets and amethyst stones. The earrings have 2 large open wirework sections with 5 smaller links swinging from the bottom. Each stone varies in color and size and are hand cut and faceted. They are all foil backed and compliment the color of the gold wonderfully. The earrings have the original European wires which clasp in the front with a loop in the center so the earring stays in place. They are simply marvelous earrings and would be perfect for a special occasion and are a must-have for a collector!
Measurements: Each earring hangs approximately 2 1/2" long at the longest point, 1 5/8" at the widest point and has a depth of a little more than 1/4".
Condition: The overall condition of the earrings is excellent. There is no apparent damage to the gold setting and all of the stones are intact. The earring European wires are secure and in good working condition.