ITEM: Vintage 14k Gold Ruby King Triton Seahorse Earrings ~ Lever Backs
COMPOSITION: 14k Yellow Gold, Acid tested
GEM: Ruby Cabochons .30 ctw
CONDITION: Estate Item, Very Good
WEIGHT: 7.1 Grams
MEASUREMENT: 1" X 5/8"
MARKS: 14kt Italy
COMMENTS: Circa 1980's. These earrings depict King Triton ringing on the backs of seahorses! At the bottom of the earrings are cabochon cut rubies. The earrings have lever backs for added security. Triton is a Greek god, the messenger of the sea. He is the son of Poseidon and Amphitrite, god and goddess of the sea respectively, and is herald for his father. He is usually represented as a merman which has the upper body of a human and the tail and fins of a fish, "sea-hued", according to Ovid "his shoulders barnacled with sea-shells". Pictured as received from a local estate. Very good estate condition with minimal wear indicative of age. Cleaning and/or polishing by request at no additional cost.
14k Gold Ruby King Triton Seahorse Earrings
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