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Shop Special! Antique Cluster Paste Earrings in Sterling Silver ~ Victorian Period
May I present these wonderful early cluster Victorian earrings.. They have been in my personal collection for about 10 years. I will say, they are far better than what the photos show and the sparkle is fabulous! There are 7 foil backed stones in each earring. None are dark and all are so sparkly, they look exactly like diamond earrings.
The bench jeweler decorated the backside of these earrings beautifully! Frankly, in my opinion, they are every bit as lovely on the backside.. They are simply beautiful on the ear and so comfortable to wear. They are so comfortable they can be worn, day and night..
Please remember, these pastes were not stamped out by machine. A gem cutter would sit and cut paste one day, diamonds, sapphire, emeralds, etc. following days.
Excellent antique condition with no apologies to be made...
The clusters measure 5/8" x 5/8". They dangle 1" from the top of the wires. Each earring weighs exactly 2 grams for a total of 4.
Circa 1850, Victorian period.
Likely European in origin.
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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Diamond colored paste and silver, Size: 1" Dangle 5/8" x 5/8" across...
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Donna Rutherford, San Francisco Bay Area, CA
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