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Mid-Century Gold and Ruby Ear Clips

A fireworks display for your ears! Big bold gold free-form earrings exploding outward with golden rays and bright red ruby centers. (On the other hand, they may be stylized spider mums). Whatever the case may be, these are wild and fun earrings, circa 1950. 1 and 1/4 inch by 1-inch (plus).

This item has been sold - View Item    #20-1-2434

9.76 Carats Natural-No Heat Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Vintage Earrings

A radiant and shining pair of natural (no-heat) Ceylon sapphires, together weighing 9.76 carats (5.09 and 4.67), display an enchanting periwinkle violet-blue hue and are minimally embellished with a sparkling European-cut diamond on top. These very cheerful, charming and colorful vintage earrings da...(more)

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Antique Diamond Cluster Earrings

18 bright-white and sparkling old mine cushion-cut diamonds, totaling 1.30 carats, join forces to create these classic Victorian-era (mid-to-latter-nineteenth century) ear drops - handcrafted in 18K yellow gold. 3/8+ inch diameter.

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Art Deco Diamond Drop Earrings

Two pair of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds swing and sparkle from within white gold 'compass' settings in these delightful Art Deco double drop earrings. 5/8 inch long.

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Estate Cathy Waterman Diamond Cluster Earrings

Antique jewelry lover Cathy Waterman is a designer after our own hearts... as these gorgeous contemporary cluster earrings bursting with Edwardian inspiration can attest. 1.30 carats of bright and sparkling brilliant-cut and single-cut diamonds are bead-set in 14k white gold with a shiny rhodium fin...(more)

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Antique Rose-Cut Diamond Earrings

These darling dangling diamond earrings, crafted in radiant rose gold, represent the heart and soul of the Victorian era. Originally worn for candle-lit evening attire, the bright-white rose-cut diamond clusters scintillate with every movement, catching light from all angles. Romantic and timeless. ...(more)

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Antique Style Diamond Cluster Earrings

The only component less that one hundred years old in these dazzling diamond ear drops are the platinum and gold mountings which were probably remade at a later date to replace the silver over gold originals. 1.65 carats of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds are arrayed in classic circular clusters ...(more)

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Pair of Victorian Diamond, Silver-Topped 9K Yellow Gold Earrings

Scintillating diamond drop earrings have a distinctive Victorian style. Two large old mine cut diamonds, totaling 3.20 carats, are set in a fancy crown motif and dangle below bezel set old mind cut diamonds which are a newer addition.

This item has been sold - View Item    #20-91-2004

Antique Tri-Tone Gold Tassel Earrings

Fabulous and fanciful original Victorian dangle earrings, finely handcrafted in three-color (yellow, rose and green) gold. Five geometrically designed tassels dance below an elaborately detailed center section overlaid with a leafy heart and flower. A lot going on in 2-inch long-plus inches of earri...(more)

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Vintage Diamond and Platinum Leaf Earrings

Fabulous foliage! Stylized platinum and diamond leaves composed of diamond pave-set petals outlined with delicate milgraining, a collet-set European-cut center and a prong-set diamond stem. These resplendent and sizable (1 inch+) nature inspired jewels date from the 1930s and are outfitted with Omeg...(more)

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14K Yellow Gold Amethyst and Pearl Earrings

A pair of pastel purple hearts cut with faceted backs and cabochon tops swing from tiny pearls and earwires in these sweet and charming everyday earrings.

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Victorian Bohemian Garnet Earrings

A rare pair of extra-long and lovely original nineteenth-century Bohemian Garnet drop earrings. Each earring features a deep burgundy-red cabochon pear-shape garnet freely swinging inside a frame of faceted round garnets. A smaller faceted pear-shape garnet dances below. 2 and 5/8 inches long.

This item has been sold - View Item    #20-1-5021