SOLD Victorian 18ct Gold Pearl & Amethyst Paste Earrings
A pretty pair of earrings from the mid Victorian period, c1870s. The earrings are made from 18ct gold and are likely French in origin. They have pretty purple amethyst paste stones at the centre, which have a lovely purple glow. Surrounding these is a little circle of natural seed pearls, each individually set in the gold circular setting. The earrings have dormeuse fixtures making them very secure in the ear.
Materials - 18ct Gold (tested), Amethyst Paste, Seed Pearls
Age - C1870s
Size - Approx 10mm in diameter. Amethyst paste is approx 5mm in diameter.
Condition - Very good. A little rubbing to the facets of the amethyst paste, noted for accuracy only.
Weight - 2.78g