A pair of Georgian 15 karat gold and silver earrings with diamonds. The earrings contain an approximate total diamond weight of 21.50 carats; 2 modified pear cut diamonds weighing 4.61 carats, K color, I1 clarity, GIA report #5181908769 and 5.08 carats, very light pinkish brown color, SI1, GIA report #1182908772. The two top old mine cut diamonds weigh 2.45 carats, H color, VS2, GIA report #2181912421 and 2.50 carats, G, SI1, GIA report #1182911739. The additional 40 old mine cut diamonds weigh approximately 6.80 carats, G to faint brown color, VS to I clarity. These unique pendeloque pendant earrings convert in two ways to smaller drop earrings. "Another type of earring which became popular in the second half of the 18th century although it was well established fifty years earlier, was the pendeloque," Mascetti and Triossi in Earrings.Discussed in Earrings from Antiquity to the Present, by Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Thames & Hudson, 1990.
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