This earring set was made by J Sotelo, of whom little is known. The earrings were made before the use of the eagle tax stamp in 1978. The light amethysts, with inclusions, are 11 mm (roughly 1/2"). The stones are held in place with 4 claws each. The stone is set in a tear drop cup. The earrings are 1 1/8" tall and 5/8" wide. Screw backs. Together the earrings are 0.5 ounce. Marked J Sotelo,Taxco, Mex. circle with 925 in the interior. Excellent vintage condition.