ANTIQUE EDWARDIAN 14K Gold & Salmon Coral Drop Earrings
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AGE: C.1900 or so - while the earrings may indeed be a lot older, perhaps Victorian, I rather think they are early Edwardian.
ITEM: A pair of yellow gold and salmon coral drop earrings that are definitely a unique design! The drops are for pierced ears, threaded posts with screw nuts, and feature a round coral cab at the top and 5 sets of drops. The drops start with round beads of coral while the bottom 2 rows are tubular cut beads. NOTE: The coral is 100% NATURAL - not dyed - not treated in any way and because of this, all the striations, pock marks, white spots that accompany natural coral are present in practically every single bead.
CONDITION: Well, there is a bit of light dust that I didn't quite clean off before photo'ing - the dustiness might show in the photos. But other than that, not a darn thing wrong with these beauties!
METAL CONTENT: 14K Gold
HALLMARKS: 14K on the nuts. The posts as well as one section on each earring were lightly acid tested for content.
SIZE: The dot measures 5/16" high/wide (6.5mm). From top of dot to bottom of earring measures a little longer than 1-1/2"; width is 3/4" where the 2nd row of coral beads lie.
WEIGHT: A combined 6.2 grams - lightweight on each ear and with a movement that is just wonderful!
FINAL COMMENTS: Everyone knows that "the good stuff" is fast disappearing - this is especially true for items of coral be the items in silver or gold. In all the days I have been a dealer in jewelry, I have never had a pair of beauties like this - I don't think they will last long, especially with the holidays approaching. They just don't make 'em like this anymore!
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