Pair of silver(925 ) marcasite/amethyst set drop earrings, 1925c.Pair of silver(925 ) marcasite/amethyst set drop earrings, 1925c.Pair of silver(925 ) marcasite/amethyst set drop earrings, 1925c.Pair of silver(925 ) marcasite/amethyst set drop earrings, 1925c.Pair of silver(925 ) marcasite/amethyst set drop earrings, 1925c.Pair of silver(925 ) marcasite/amethyst set drop earrings, 1925c.Pair of silver(925 ) marcasite/amethyst set drop earrings, 1925c.Pair of silver(925 ) marcasite/amethyst set drop earrings, 1925c.Pair of silver(925 ) marcasite/amethyst set drop earrings, 1925c.

An eye catching pair of marcasite and amethyst set drop earrings mounted on silver ( 925 ). Made in the art nouveau style. Stamped ' 925' and also a maker's mark ( unknown to me ).

With butterfly fittings.

Date
1920 - 1930

The term marcasite is applied to tiny polished and faceted stones that are inlayed in sterling silver. Even though they are called marcasite, they are actually pyrite. The name is derived from the Arabic word for pyrite, and is a commonly found and an attractive mineral. A beautiful pair of earrings.

Size : 3cm. (1 3/16" ) x 1.2 cm. ( 0 15/32" ).

Weight of pair : 4 g.

Condition : very good.

ITEM ID
CA 428
ITEM SIZE
as described.
TYPE
Fine
MATERIAL
Silver
STONE
Marcasite
STYLE
Art Nouveau
ITEM TYPE
Antique
COLOR
Silver

Pair of silver(925 ) marcasite/amethyst set drop earrings, 1925c.

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