Theses must have earrings are surprisingly comfortable to wear! They are Georgian paste set into silver ( acid tested and guaranteed) . The earrings are 2 1/4 inches long by 1 1/4 inches wide at their widest. The backs show the beautiful Georgian craftsmanship at it finest, with closed back settings and the earrings are in 3 parts. Originally these were girandole style with 3 pendant drops. Now they are pendelique earrings and are fitted with modern 14k french ear wires which really are comfortable to wear. C. 1790 and in very nice condition. Most likely French in origin.