A beautiful pair of vintage Chinese sterling earrings.
The earrings have gorgeous tiger eye teardrops with dramatic chatoyancy* and set in filigree caps.
A small circle with a wire design attaches the drops to the screw back findings.
A round tiger eye cabochon is bezel set on the finding, it is framed with a fine twist of wire and then a large twist under it.
The total length is 1&5/8", the tiger eye alone is .75" long, the diameter of the top is 3/8", the cabochon alone is 3/16", the small circle is just under .25".
Excellent condition, no damage or visible wear.
Marked Silver on the inside of the finding, the earrings tested sterling with acid.
An elegant pair of vintage sterling and tiger eye earrings c1920s.
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* In chatoyancy, light is reflected in thin bands within the stone. Chatoyant stones are cut in cabochon to maximize the lustrous effect.
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