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Antique & Vintage Earrings

Diamond & Pearl Drop Earrings 1950s

£4,350.00

Vintage Pearl Drop Earrings. Diamonds & Pearls 1950s 18ct Gold 3.5 carat Diamond Pendant Earrings

These earrings are gorgeous

18 ct gold diamond earrings with detachable pearl dropElegantly designed as a stylized scrolling ribbon with a beautiful creamy white baroque pearl suspended below

Set through out with fabulous sparkling diamonds with a total weight of about 3.5 carat

They are fitted with comfortable omega post and clips for pierced ears

These stunning earrings are so flattering when worn

  • Earrings 4.5 cm (1 3/4″) long including pearl drop & 1.9cm (3/4”) wide
  • Diamonds 3.5mm – 1.5mm
  • Total diamond weight circa 3.5 carat
  • Colour H clarity VSI
  • Detachable pearl 15.5 x 12.5 mm
  • Cultured saltwater baroque pearls
  • Earrings date to the middle of the 20th century
  • Test 18 ct Gold
  • Quality earrings weighing 24 grams
  • Omega post & clip for pieced ears
  • Excellent original condition
  • They come in the presentation box illustrated
  • our ref: 20104

Description

Pearls, amber and coral are precious gems produced by plants and animals. These gems are adored because they are so attractive and  rare and have thus been worn as jewellery for thousands of years. The most highly prized and the most expensive of this group are the fabulous and amazing pearls, they have one very unique quality, which is, they can be worn by anyone, at any time, in any situation!

Factors affecting the price of pearls.

Pearl types, Lustre, thickness of nacre, colour, shape, size, surface quality, treatment status. The most expensive type of pearl is the natural pearl, these were the only type available until about 1900, when Miki Moto started to produce cultured pearls. Cultured pearls are from farmed oysters, whereas natural pearls come from “wild” oysters. Also we have sea water pearls from the oceans and fresh water pearls from the rivers and streams. Seed pearls were very small pearls used extensively in Victorian jewellery. Artificial pearls are made from many materials often coloured glass.

Pearls are traditionally the birth stone for June

Care of your Pearls.

Pearls are delicate and can easily be damaged, pearl is just 2.5 on the Mohs hardness scale. They should be wrapped in cloth or tissue so as not to be scratched by other hard objects or jewellery.

Also pearls are not resistant to sprays and perfumes.

Additional information

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Diamond, Pearl