Georgian Paste and Silver EarringsGeorgian Paste and Silver EarringsGeorgian Paste and Silver Earrings

Wow, these are stunning! It's amazing how much more "real," and like diamonds Georgian paste looks than the real Georgian diamonds. Here we have a pair of paste earrings, and the backs are just as lovely as the front. I was told by the English dealer who sold these to me, that they most likely started life as some sort of clip, maybe for a belt or piece of jewelry. At some time, however, they were made into lovely earrings. They measure 2 and 1/8 of an inch long (including the small part of wire that would hang down from the front), and 7/8 of an inch wide. They weigh 23.33 grams together, and of course 1/2 that each. These are a nice, substantial weight, but not too heavy for wearing. The silver is unmarked, but tested sterling. I have quite small ears with very small ear lobs, and they are comfortable in my ears. These would certainly dress up any holiday outfit.

Item ID: 2376

Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: silver, Size: 2 and 1/4 inches long

Georgian Paste and Silver Earrings

$800 USD

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Robbins' Roost Antiques

Barbara Robbins

Antique English smalls of quality

Specializing in Georgian and Victorian jewelry, English smalls, including leather bound books, silver etc.

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