Antique Victorian Late 1880's Sardonyx Hard Stone Cameo Seed Pearl 14K Drop Earrings.
These are incredibly beautiful earrings....comprised of a tre-foil design at the ear posts.....suspending intricate open scroll work settings that are embellished with seed pearls and set with oval sardonyx hard stone cameos in female portrait in the center of each. Each cameo is slightly different in profile. it is a pleasure to see a pair of earrings such as these still mated after all these years. Yellow gold setting screw back style setting.
One earring stem or screw back post is stamped 14K. Earrings may have been converted from pierced to screw back post at some point in time. Earrings test positive for 14K.
Earrings measure 1-1/2 inches high by just over 3/4 inch wide.
Earrings weigh 12.2 grams.
Excellent vintage condition. Exquisite!