Rare Authentic Late Georgian - Early Victorian Era Earrings!
Offered for sale is a truly gorgeous pair of Antique French Victorian era precious Rose Cut DIAMOND and fine enamel solid 18K gold earrings. Due to their extreme rarity, these elegant earrings dating Circa late 1700s - early 1800s, are Highly prized by collectors today. Gloriously crafted. The scalloped perimeter is reminiscent of flower "petals" and adds to the three-dimensional tiered effect. Intricately detailed, clearly sculptural in form and beautifully styled in fine 18k gold. They appear to be bright yellow gold, however under certain lighting they appear to be rose gold. Guaranteed to be of solid 18K 18CT Gold. Fastening in the front, these luminous sparkling white rose-cut faceted large natural diamond set earrings are typical of the period. Gemstones are surrounded by elegant and exquisite quality workmanship of fine gold. Lovely movement and shaped with buttercup articulated style openwork filigree detailing that adorns the open sides, top and bottom and backs which lets the light to illuminate through to the front. Diamonds are very clear, eye clean and are obviously fine quality, not cloudy. Shiny original high gloss black enamel which is in excellent condition. These elegant one-of-a-kind Antique Earrings are genuine historical treasures indeed. Decorated with finely beaded milgrain surface work showcasing expert Artisan craftsmanship from every angle. The front of these magnificent rare earrings are intricately designed. Wonderful enamel. Encased clear white Fine Quality Natural untreated Rose-Cut Antique Diamonds which are both original to the design. Two seemingly large glorious diamonds in all which are approx. .35 carats each. Breathtaking brilliant sparkle even in the dimmest of light, makes these beauties are nothing short of GORGEOUS!
Finished with polished solid 18K gold backward style Lever-backs French Hooks which are fashioned for pierced ears. Scrolling filigree open shaped body accents are exquisite hand-crafted and extremely romantic and showing their artful Master Artisanship. Genuine Antique Victorian jewelry. A sight to behold. Elegant show stoppers are chic' and classic design with modern flare that will never go out of style. GORGEOUS! GORGEOUS! GORGEOUS!
RARE ANTIQUE Beauties for those who adore fine jewelry and individual style. Created for those who covet finer designer adornments. Bella Couture® antique jewelery evokes timeless style. Enjoy the many complements for years to come!
Again, these are not paste, they are natural DIAMONDS and have been tested by our GIA accredited jewelers. A classic pair of original heirloom earrings in excellent condition. Would sell in any reputable Antique store for approx. $2500+. EXTREMELY RARE. The perfect addition to your collection of fine jewelry.
Would make a rare and wonderful gift for any Holiday or special occasion! Comes complete with a complementary lovely Bella Couture® Jewels & Antiques signature turquoise gift box. Be quick as these rare beauties are indeed priced to sell!
DIAMONDS: Natural Antique Rose Cut Crystal Clear White Sparkling and Luminous Diamonds which surrounding 18K gold settings are approx. 5MMx 5MM. Style: Dangle, drop, dripping from the ear. Less facets that old mine cut diamonds these rose cut beauties are about .30 - .35 carats each (color H-I; clarity VS - SI) for a total estimated diamond weight of nearly .70 carats for the pair.
METALS: 100% of the earrings are hand-crafted of exquisite quality fine solid 18K, 18ct, 18 carats Yellow Gold (tested). The diamonds are surrounded in elegant fluted floral cup shaped.
DATE ORIGIN: Late 1700s - 1830s. French in origin.
METAL COLOR: The fronts and backs are gleaming in bright 18K gold. Vibrant warm yellow gold with etched/etching intricacies. Stunning gold which is exquisitely hand-crafted as you can see. The rarest and the finest!
HALLMARKS: Solid 18CT. The earrings are hallmarked with a French mark that is an eagle’s head, in use since 1830s, indicating 18 karat gold. Assayed French gold is never lower than 18k. Also has another hallmarked which we can not make out and is too small to photograph clearly. The fluted gold tight bezel-style mountings nestling each diamond and are typical and quintessentially of the Georgian era. Leading us to believe that the earrings may have been hallmarked during the 1830's however, their actual creation may date slightly earlier, as in the late 1700's early 1820's.
RARITY: These earrings uniquely fasten in the front of the earring permitting ease of wear. Larger than other tiny earring styles of this era, however, very comfortable to wear. Easy to put on and fasten so they will not get lost or fall out. These enameled stunners really stand out and make your face glow with warmth and beauty.
SIZE & MEASUREMENTS: These beauties are simply breathtaking from ever angle. (12MM Tall x 11MM in width )
CONDITION: RARE, CLEAN, Excellent! Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!