C. 1860 Vintage 1.10 ct. t.w. Diamond Bug Earrings in Sterling Silver and 14kt Yellow Gold
C. 1860. Our Estate collection presents a pair of curiosities from the Victorian era. These antique earrings feature cute bug motifs bedecked in 1.10 ct. t.w. of Old Mine cut diamonds. Set in sterling silver with 14kt yellow gold earwires. Hanging length is 3/4". Diamond bug earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1860 Vintage 1.10 ct. t.w. Diamond Bug Earrings in Sterling Silver and 14kt Yellow Gold)
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
STERLING SILVER: Also known as "Standard Silver," sterling silver is silver alloyed with other metals to increase the hardness and durability. Generally, sterling is 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals. Some sterling silver jewelry is plated with 14kt
14KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 14kt is 58.33% gold. In the United States, 14K yellow gold is most favored and used in jewelry.
-18kt gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
Silver and 14kt Gold
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
WIRE: sometimes called "shepherd's hooks" or "fishhooks," earwires are a thin, hook-shaped earring backs. They thread onto the ear and can sometimes be squeezed into place or held on with a rubber clutch.
Diamond: The hardest and most brilliant of all gemstones, a diamond can make the heart race with its pure and fiery spark. An ancient symbol of love, a diamond is the preferred gemstone for tokens of affection, such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Diamond is the birthstone for April.
(Quantity: 28, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Old Mine Cut
OLD MINE CUT: An antique gemstone cut dating back to the 1700s. Features a rounded square silhouette similar to the modern cushion-cut, but conforms to the shape of the rough gemstone in order to preserve the weight. The culet is usually large enough to be easily seen through the table of the diamond.
, Color Grade: H-I
Color Grade H-I: Near-colorless
, Clarity: VS2-SI1, Weight: 1.10 ct. t.w.)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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