A wonderful pair of vintage 14k yellow gold earrings with beautifully carved jade cabochons.
Jade has been used as a sacred stone for centuries* and was used for serenity, wisdom, balance, and things associated with spiritual practices.
The stone has beautiful shades of green from light to medium green and a touch of yellow, it is carved in a floral design of posy like flowers and leaves.
The cabs are securely set with four prongs, the post back is the most secure style- the backs are threaded and the nut screws onto the pierced post.
The earrings measure .75" by .5" the jade measures 18mm by 14mm).
Very well made and in excellent condition, no damage or visible wear.
Marked 14k on the post nuts with a hallmark I could not identify.
Total weight is 5 grams.
Delightful 14k yellow gold earrings with lovely carved jade cabochons c1950-60s.
Check out the matching ring in a separate listing for a stunning set.
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*For thousands of years jade has been revered throughout Asia as the most precious of all stones, one that ensures good luck and good health and banishes evil spirits. In jewelry, the Chinese value jade above all other gems. Ancient people thought that wearing jade would increase body strength and add longevity. Jade is an ancient symbol of love and virtue. Jade is listed as the Mystical birthstone for the month of March and the birthstone for the Sun Sign Virgo.