Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering a pair of 14kt. yellow gold earrings in a dazzling drop style circa 1910. The gold is silver topped in some areas. The earrings feature 2 bezel set, cabochon cut, round, medium blue sapphires weighing 1 carat each in weight. There is a bar drop which has 9 rose cut diamonds in each earring for a total weight of 0.40 points (total of 18 diamonds). At the bottom of the bar drop are a total of 10 calibre cut, bezel set, medium blue sapphires with a combined weight of 0.33 points. The centerpiece of these earrings are 2 fabulous briolette cut sapphires with a total weight of 5.0 carats surrounded by 32 rose cut diamond accents with a total weight of 0.33 points. The total sapphire carat weight is 7.33 carats and the combined diamond weight is 0.73 carats. The earrings drop 1-5/8" and are for pierced ears. The stones are in mint condition.
The gold content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The silver topping is over 14kt. yellow gold and is designed to enhance the diamonds. The diamond and sapphires sizes were calculated using a standard jeweler's caliper. The diamonds and sapphires were tested using a standard jeweler's gemstone tester. The gemstones were not removed from the piece to do physical testing or for weight.
Fine, affordable, and wearable antique and estate jewelry
Caroline's Jewelry with a Past has been on the web since 1995