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Georgian Paste Earrings

$800

These Georgian earrings feature white paste stones in crimped silver settings. The diamond-cut "gems" (one a rose cut, the other an old mine cut) are backed in foil and suspended from gold ear wires. These earrings were converted from either cufflinks or buttons at some point in the past.

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  • Materials

    silver, 10k gold ear wires (tests), white paste (one old cut one rose cut)

  • Age

    c. 1800

  • Condition

    Good - surface wear commensurate with age and use; stones are different cuts; converted into earrings from buttons or cufflinks at some point in time

  • Size

    3/4" length measured from the top of the ear wire

Georgian

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GeorgianEra

17141837

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

Paste:hand-cut glass jewelry

The art of transforming glass into gemstones.