An exquisite pair of Antique rose-cut Diamond earrings with a later addition of a freshwater Pearl drop, complete with shepherd hook fittings.
Each earring has three, rose-cut diamonds mounted in silver with gold hooks and gold fittings on the freshwater pearl drop.
Diamond is the birthstone for April
Pearl is the birthstone for June
Rose cut diamonds
Considered one of the original diamond cuts, the rose cut diamond dates back to the early 1500s. With anywhere from three to 24 triangular facets, rose cut diamonds peak into a dome or kite-shape. This structure resembles the soft curve of a rose petal, hence its name!
WEIGHT: 3.7 grams
HALLMARKS: none – tested to at least 9carat gold
DATE: Georgian (1714 -1830) (pearl drop is modern)