Georgian Black Dot Paste Drop Earrings

$650.00
About Details
These Georgian paste earrings are fashioned to look like square cushion cut diamonds. The stones each feature a black dot painted at the base, this thoughtful detail was added to "diamond" paste jewelry to imitate the open culet that characterizes the old mine brilliant cut. The stones are foil-backed and mounted in silver with gold-wash on the reverse side and 9k gold ear wires.

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  • Materials: silver, paste, 9k gold ear wires
  • Age: c. 1800
  • Condition: Very good - converted into earrings from components of other Georgian jewelry at some point in time
  • Size: 7/8" measured from the top of the wire
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About Details
These Georgian paste earrings are fashioned to look like square cushion cut diamonds. The stones each feature a black dot painted at the base, this thoughtful detail was added to "diamond" paste jewelry to imitate the open culet that characterizes the old mine brilliant cut. The stones are foil-backed and mounted in silver with gold-wash on the reverse side and 9k gold ear wires.

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more

  • Materials: silver, paste, 9k gold ear wires
  • Age: c. 1800
  • Condition: Very good - converted into earrings from components of other Georgian jewelry at some point in time
  • Size: 7/8" measured from the top of the wire
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more