Circa 1980's. Electronic tester tested 14kt gold. Yellow gold. 1/2" round. Amethyst are .30 carat approx. each. Old Style Post. New, never worn. Very sweet and pretty pair of earrings. Beautiful stones set in a 14kt yellow gold flower like setting. In the early 80's I was into the Victorian revival look, shawls, hats, lots of garnets and pearls. When I received these as a gift from a favorite aunt I had moved on to the big 80's style...big hair, shoulder pads and big dangle earrings (still have lots of those if anyone is interested...lol). I packed these away and never worn them. They really are lovely. Would make a wonderful February birthday gift. Amethyst is the February birth stone.