Edwardian Garnet and Diamond Drop Earrings
ABOUT THESE EARRINGS
A pair of faceted domed garnets cast a rich, dusky raspberry glow, each enlivened with bezel-set European-cut diamonds sparkling at the cardinal points, dangle from diamond-set hoops, in these rare and ravishing late-Victorian/early-Edwardian ear drops. Total garnet weight - 3.60 carats, total diamond weight - .55 carat. Hand fabricated in platinum over 18K yellow gold, circa 1890-1900. Condition note: garnet surfaces show some wear commensurate with age of earrings.