A pair of mid Victorian gold gem-set earrings. Each designed as a tassel, suspended from a pear-shape foliate panel with oval-shape garnet and colourless gem floral highlight, to the geometric surmount. Length 7cms. Weight 6.3gms.
Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
Surmounts and fittings later adapted.
One earring with a large dent to reverse, one with a small dent to reverse.
Garnets are a dark purple hue, fairly well saturated, with good clarity.
Stones in good to fair condition with minor to moderate abrasions.
Colourless gems untested, possibly pastes.
Hook fittings for pierced ears.
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