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Lovely French Dormeuses, quadrilobe, 18kt gold and platinum, c.1880
Heritagem presents :
Those wonderful and refined earrings are made in 18kt gold and platinum. The quadrilobe design reveals a very meticulous work of engraving and granulation. It is of the highest quality due to this very fine detail of the etching work. The center is adorned with a deep blue sapphire, set on platinum, and surrounded with 4 rose cut diamonds and 4 seed pearls, all set into a millegrain setting. They are completely original and very characteristic to the period, c.1880. The French control mark for 18kt gold featuring a eagle's head. It was also gold and platinum tested.
They weigh 2 gr and are very easy to wear. It measures 15,3 (0,6) mm x 10,9 (0,4) x 11,6 (0,4) mm. We call it Dormeuses because women used to sleep with them how they are delightful to wear. It provides elegance and grace. You will love it. They are just ravishing !