Victorian Era Flower Cage Drop Earrings with Garnet in 14k Gold
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A pair of Victorian-era drop earrings, modeled in 14k yellow gold, each one a fascinating wire cage, constructed with both round and twisted gold wire, and dotted with three-dimensional, hand-built flowers. These earrings have faceted, purplish-red, rhodolite garnets, at their centers. The garnets are held in a modified bezel with six tab-style prongs. Earwires are integral French hooks with a c-shaped catch. These earrings are very flattering in wear and they are brimming with fine details.
Earrings measure approx 21.3 x 15.7 mm; garnets measure approx 8.3 x 5.2 mm.