Victorian 15kt Ruby & Pearl Bird Earrings
Delightful gold earrings from the Victorian (ca1880) era! Each earring is made of vibrant 15kt yellow gold and portrays the image of an open winged bird which sits atop a flat disk. With a 3-dimensional look, each bird has intricate etched details and a single ruby which represents its eye. In front of each bird is a single creamy pearl and a dotted pierced border frames each disk. The earrings have gold European backs, which simply fasten in the front. Very light and comfortable to wear, these marvelous earrings would be great worn day or night.
Measurements: Each earring hangs approximately 7/8" long, are 5/8" at the widest point and have a depth of 1/8".
Condition: The overall condition of the earrings is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold and the pearls and rubies are intact. The European wires are secure and in good working condition.X