Beautiful Russian turn of the 19th - 20th century silver topped 14K gold diamond and sapphire earrings.
Earrings are hand fabricated.
There are 3 natural oval mixed cut blue sapphires and 1 synthetic sapphire approx. 4.4 x 3.0 mm tp 4.8 x 3.1 mm. Each sapphire weigh approx. 0.23 - 0.24 ct.
Sapphires are Very slightly and Slightly included and very nice medium dark moderately strong blue color.
The synthetic sapphire is not a replacement, it is original to the earrings. It was common occurrence at that time, both natural and synthetic stones were used in one piece.
There are 20 old single cut natural diamonds approx. 1.5 -1.9 mm each 0.02 - 0.04 ct each, total weight is approx. 0.57 ct.
Diamonds are I-J-M-N color, SI - I1 clarity.
Workmanship and stones are fully consistent with turn of the 20th century and unmistakably Russian.
Earrings are hallmarked with middle 20th century Soviet hallmarks.
It is also very common, any unmarked, foreign hallmarked or earlier marked jewelry was required to be hallmarked with current Soviet hallmarks for resale.
Earrings are beautiful and fully hand made.
They measure 26.4 x 12.8 x 14.5 mm.
Earrings show no wear, they are 'crisp'. There is still wax residue from when stones were set.
Weight is 6.3 grams
Antique Russian Diamond Sapphire 14K Gold Earrings
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