Early Diamond and Baroque Pearl Earrings
14 k Gold earrings with primitive point cut diamonds. Drops feature baroque pearls with beautiful luster at the terminus. Each earring features 6 early cut diamonds ranging from 1.8-2.5 mm in form. These diamonds are very roughly shaped with only a few facets, likely from the late 14th or early 15th century.
The pearls are asymmetric and their form size is approximately:
10.4 x 10.3 x 8.4 mm
8.4 x 11.24 x 8.5 mm
Length of earrings 1 5/8"
Width at widest part of top 3/8"
Weight of pair 0.202 Oz (7.72 g)
This item is antique. It has been cherished, worn, and preserved by possibly many over the centuries of its unique existence.
Noted signs of age and restoration:
Screw posts are not original and were added at some point in its history of ownership.
One prong has broken, the diamond is still secure in the remaining 5 prongs.