SOLD Georgian Large Silver Paste Earrings
These wonderful paste earrings are a super large size and are in excellent condition. They are from the late Georgian period, circa 1820, and the clear paste has been beautifully faceted to create a lovely deep stone. These have been set in hand crafted silver settings, which are pretty in their artisanal quality. They are distinct in their simplicity and look fabulous in the ear.
Paste is a glass composite that was used during this period to imitate the real gemstones, as its sparkle and fire was close to the real thing.
Materials - Silver (tested), 9ct gold wires (tested), clear paste
Age - C1820
Size - Earrings are 0.5" in diameter and are 0.35" deep.
Condition - Very good. Some slight dings to back of one of the earrings, consummate with age.
Origin - UK