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Truly magnificent the way in which this pair of Georgian earrings from around 1820 emits an angelic white luster of light through the two grand pear shaped rose cut diamonds and the 20 smaller ones. As three diamond buds each with two petals dangle their way down from the stud to the pear, the foil-setting of every rose diamond intensifies the jewel's glistening even more with every movement. You don't just sit quiet and be pretty with these earrings: they need to swing and shake, they want you to enjoy and shine.
Antique jewelry object group: earrings long hanging
Condition: very good condition
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Country of origin: unknown
Style: Georgian - Georgian style is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of styles current between 1720 and 1840. It is eponymous for the first four British monarchs of the House of Hanover—George I of Great Britain, George II of Great Britain, George III of the United Kingdom, and George IV of the United Kingdom—who reigned in continuous succession from August 1714 to June 1830.
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Period: ca. 1820
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Material: Silver on top and backed with 14K red gold (see explanation on silver on gold).
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Technique: The rose cuts are set on foil. This is a special technique that was used to bring the lustre of the diamonds to its best quality.
Diamond(s): Two big pear shaped rose cut diamonds and 20 smaller rose cut diamonds. We do not have the weight of the diamonds which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cuts.
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: height 4,34 cm (1,71 inch)
Weight: 8,20 gram (5,27 dwt)
Reference Nº: 14206-0104
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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