Victorian 15kt Persian Turquoise & Diamond Earrings
Wonderful Persian turquoise earrings from the Victorian (ca1880) era! Made of 15kt yellow gold, each earring begins with a round link which has a concave face. At the center of the link is a cluster of vibrant pave set Persian turquoise stones. Surrounding the turquoise is a wide gold frame detailed with swirled Etruscan wirework and a twisted wire border and at the center is a sterling star with a small old Rose Cut diamond resting in the middle. Dangling from the bottom of the earrings is a ball that is covered in pave set Persian turquoise stones which carry along the entire surface. The back of each earrings is stamped "15ct". The color of the turquoise next to the vibrant yellow gold looks absolutely fabulous when worn. They are fantastic Victorian earrings and a must for any collector!
Measurements: Each earring hangs approximately 1 1/2" long, 3/4" at the widest with a depth of 1/2".
Condition: The overall condition of the earrings is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold and all of the turquoise stones and diamonds are intact