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18th Century Iberian Diamond Cluster Earrings

$3,400

On one side of the world, the American Revolution was being fought. To the East, the Iberian Peninsula (modern-day Spain and Portugal) saw an artistic and cultural Renaissance. These earrings are unique Baroque treasures (with an Iberian flavor) produced at the end of the 18th century. Nice table cut diamonds at the centers with rose cuts surrounding; engraved backs.

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  • Materials

    14k gold (tests), 13 rose cut diamonds and 1 table cut diamond

  • Age

    c. 1780

  • Condition

    Very good - some abrasions to the diamonds visible under magnification

  • Size

    7/8" measured from the top of the ear wire, 3/4" diameter

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please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

RelatedHistory Lesson

FROM ROUGH TO BRILLIANT:The Dawn of Diamond Cutting

In the 14th century, it was discovered that the only way to cut a diamond was with another diamond.