Heritagem presents :
Those earrings are simply ravishing ! They were made at the very beginning of the 20th century, circa 1910. They're featuring briolette cut diamond, each weighing approximately 1ct. They are beautifully surrounded with seeds pearls. The pearls have a greyish and creamy color. The mount is made in platinum and the hook is in 18kt yellow gold. The top of the earrings are adorned with a an old mine cut diamond (0,05ct approximately each). How refined they are ! Its weigh 2gr and measures 3,5 cm long / 1,38 inches and they are 10,5 mm / 0,41 large. The briolettes are color J/K and clarity VS/SI. The rim of the inside mount was engraved with a number, which is quite hard to read. It is in very good antique condition.
Briolettes are a beautiful and elegant type of gemstone cut. The word Briolette refers to the pear-structured stones that are cut in extended triangular facets. It is one of the oldest cuts in the world, dating back to at least 800 years ago. In history, the briolette cut was reserved only for royalty and those of noble standing. Actually, the French emperor Napoleon himself presented the Empress Marie Louise with a diamond necklace containing 10 briolette-shaped gems.
You will love wearing those, it is very elegand and quite easy to wear every day.
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