These incredible drop earrings date to about 1880. They are crafted of 14k or 15ct gold, they are unmarked but have tested as such. They have black Taille d'Epargne enameling on the tops and the drops and there is absolutely no enamel missing or chipped. The gold itself has a lovely textured finish. They are hinged between the top and drop for elegant movement. They measure approximately 2 3/8" long and approximately 3/8" at their widest. The overall weight of the pair is 10 grams.