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Here are such a stylish and elegant pair of antique Austro-Hungarian gold antique turquoise drop earrings that have such a regal look to them. Made in a lovely rich colour 14ct yellow gold, these antique earrings date from the 1870's and are set with a lovely piece of turquoise in the centre that stands out so beautifully. Measuring 4.8cm in length, at the bottom of each earring, the long drop sections move independently and give the earrings such a fluid style to them. Perfect for day or night, there is no doubt that these lovely earrings will continue to be loved and admired. Stock# T745 Circa: 1870 Sold
These are a magnificent pair of 18ct white gold Retro diamond earrings from the 1940's that are destined to always be admired and commented on. Retro jewellery has come back into vogue in recent years and rightly so thanks to the fabulous bold designs that always seem to catch your eye no matter the time of day or night. Each earring is set with twenty four diamonds with both earrings having a total weight of 1.05 carats, and the design that they are set in is just magnificent! With a lovely flowing design to them that seem to capture the light no matter which way you turn your head, each earrings measures 14.5mm across by an elegant 27.6mm that really allows them to follow the lovely curve of the ear. With earrings such as these, there is little doubt that the hair will be worn up to show the beauty, grace and elegance of these magnificent earrings. Stock# R482 Circa: 1940 $Sold.
Designs in Art Deco jewellery resulted in some truly spectacular pieces being made, and here are a magnificent pair of Art Deco ruby and diamond earrings from the 1920s. Beautifully designed with a wonderful geometric design, they are made in platinum which is a spectacular precious metal that was popular during the 1920's. Being so pure, platinum retains its pure white colour and is such a strong material to secure the rubies and diamonds safely. Set with lovely white diamonds and rubies that all have a fabulous strong red colour really makes these earrings stand out so elegantly on the ear. In each earring there are four carre cut rubies each separated by three single cut diamonds surrounding the vibrant diamond in the centre. With an additional diamond set on the post, the rubies total for both earrings to 0.12 carats and all the smaller diamonds total 0.72 carats with the two centre diamonds having a combined weight of 1.20 carats. The size of these centre diamonds combined with the elegant design of the earrings, really guarantees that they will always be admired and noticed. The setting around each of the diamonds is called millgrain setting which is more beautiful and special that just bezel setting, and this millgrain setting can be seen as the elegant crimping along the edge of the platinum which was again very popular in Art Deco jewellery. From all angles, these are such a spectacular pair of genuine Art Deco ruby and diamond earrings that will always be loved and admired. Stock# ES7351 Circa: 1920 $Sold
Perfect for day or night, these Art Deco sapphire and diamond earrings will delight all who see them and always get the admiration that they deserve. Hand made in 18ct yellow gold and platinum, these earrings date from the 1920's and are each set with eleven rose cut diamonds and one European cut diamond in the centre as well as two triangular cut sapphires. The way the cluster of diamonds is highlighted with the sapphires really adds that something extra to these earrings and shows just why there is nothing quite like a genuine pair of Art Deco earrings. The diamonds total 0.31 carats and the sapphires 0.04 carats and from top to bottom measure 2.9cm in length by 1.1cm wide at the cluster section. Fitted on very secure lever back fittings, these Art Deco sapphire and diamond earrings are just perfect for any time of the day or night. Stock# ES7292 Circa: 1920 $Sold.
Here are a stunning pair of antique pique drop earrings from the 1870's that will continue to look so divine when worn from the day into the evening and will always be admired every time that they are worn. PiquÃ© jewellery is a style of jewellery that is simply like no other and can never be reproduced today. PiquÃ© (pronounced pee-kay) is a technique where the tortoiseshell was inlayed with gold or silver or sometimes both in a wonderful intricate style that combines so well in colour when set into the chocolate brown of the tortoiseshell. ( Click here for an article on pique jewellery: http://www.kalmarantiques.com.au/articles/history-of-pique-jewellery/ ) On the top ball there is a ball design that leads down to the main section which is just exquisite and full of detail. Every side has been given the most wonderful attention from the front to the sides and the detail is nothing short of extraordinary. The combination of both gold and silver work so well set into the tortoiseshell and even 140 years later, these earrings are still in superb condition. From the very to of the shepherd hook to the bottom, this distance measures an elegant 8cm in length and they have such a fluid sway to them when worn. These antique pique earrings are just spectacular and sure to always be admired. Stock# ES7286 Circa: 1870 $Sold.
Cameos are commonly carved from shell and rarely in harder materials as it takes a true master carver to get the detail when carving into harder material and here is an exquisite pair of antique sardonyx and enamel cameo earrings dating from the 1860's. Sardonyx is a naturally layered material from the quartz family that is layered with white and a soft pink background that when carved allows the carver to show these colours to their best light. And the quality of carving for each of these earrings is nothing short of spectacular. The detail in each is captivating from their faces to the detail in the hair and there is no doubt that this was carved by a master carver. Then the design of the earrings is so lovely with the 18ct gold setting and highlighted with white enamel and blue enamel. The colours of the enamel really accentuate these earrings so well, and from the bottom to the top of the shepherd hooks, this distance measures 41.6mm by 15.2mm wide at the centre. These really are an exquisite pair of antique cameo earrings that take attention to detail to a whole new level. Stock# ES7128 Circa: 1860 $Sold.
Here are a pair of antique earrings each set with a pearl that look so divine on the ear and are so suitable to be worn day or night. Dating from the 1880's, these earrings were made in 15ct and measure 17.4mm in diameter by 21.3mm or 31.5mm to the top of the shepherd hook. Set in the centre is a pearl that highlights the design so well and with such an elegant style makes these antique earrings destined to always be admired. In wonderful condition, these antique earrings are just gorgeous. Stock# ES6806 Circa: 1880 $Sold.
Dating from the Victorian era of the 1870's come these divine antique amethyst drop earrings that are destined to always be loved, admired and appreciated for their fine beauty and quality. The style of the earrings are so typical of the mid-Victorian era, and each earring is set with an oval facetted amethyst among the most elegant design.Â With a design reminiscent of the rococo era of the 18th century, the earrings are made in 9ct yellow gold with both a matte and polished finish to the gold. Each earring measures 19.7mm wide at its widest section by 46.5mm to the top of the scalloped design top or 51.9mm to the top of the long and secure shepherd hooks. These antique amethyst drop earrings are just gorgeous and will always be noticed and loved. Stock# T328 Circa: 1880 $Sold.
Here are such an elegant pair of 15ct gold antique aquamarine earrings dating from the 1870's that look as incredible today as when they were made well over 140 years ago. Made in 15ct rose gold, the colour of the gold is just gorgeous and the design surrounding the aquamarine is so typical of the mid-Victorian period. With the floral work that is so fine and delicate, it is a real testament to the quality and craftsmanship of the jewellers all those years ago. Measuring 43mm in length by 16.5mm wide at its widest section, each earring is set with an oval facetted aquamarine to add a lovely soft blue to the earrings. The aquamarines really make the earrings stand out even more and day or night are destined to be admired. These are such an elegant pair of antique aquamarine earrings that will be treasured for a lifetime. Stock# ES7018 Circa: 1870 $Sold.
The Art Deco era of the 1920's through to the 1940's resulted in some incredible jewellery and here is a pair of magnificent Art Deco sapphire and diamond earrings dating from the 1920's that are destined to always be loved and admired. Incredibly elegant and hand made in 18ct gold and platinum, each earring is set with thirty diamonds and nineteen sapphires with the diamonds having a total weight of 1.08 carats and the sapphires 0.76 carats. However it was not just a matter of simply setting sapphires and diamonds into the earrings, rather the design are so incredibly elegant from the way that they taper wider as they go down, going from 1.4mm wide at the top to 5.0mm wide at the bottom and measuring 5.7cm in length, makes them truly stand out so beautifully and will make any woman walk tall with these on her ears. The exquisite detail in the setting combined with the elegance of the Art Deco era, all come together perfectly to make one of the most sensational examples of Art Deco sapphire and diamond earrings around. Stock# ES6935cc Circa: 1920 $Sold.
Garnets come in such a range of colours, and not just the deep burgundy red commonly seen, and demantoid garnets are the rarest of all the garnets and here are a lovely pair of antique demantoid garnet and diamond earrings are so sweet and so comfortable to wear all the time day or night. Made in 18ct gold in the 1890's, each earring is set with a green demantoid garnet in the centre and surrounded by four rose cut diamonds. The setting for both the garnet and the diamonds have the most sweetest star pattern and each earring measures 10.3mm wide by 16.7mm to the top of the lovely long and secure shepherd hooks and are the perfect size to wear all the time and always look so elegant. It is the elegance of these earrings combined with the rare demantoid garnet that come together so perfectly and are a wonderful example of fine antique earrings for any woman of any age and ones that will always be loved and treasured. Stock# ES6802 Circa: 1895 $Sold
Here are such a magnificent and elegant pair of Art Deco diamond earrings in gold and platinum dating from the 1920's and look as beautiful today as when they were made nearly a century ago. Exquisitely hand made in a cluster design, the outer border of diamonds seem to have gorgeous flowing look to them that will always be admired. In the centre of each earrings is one diamond surrounded by six and then that gorgeous flowing wave design that is set with thirty more diamonds then all finished with the addition of the diamond at the top. The total diamond weight for these earrings is 1.68 carats and the sparkle that they throw off is just a delight to admire. The cluster section measures 14.5mm in diameter by 18.5mm from the bottom of the cluster to the top diamond and sit perfectly on the earlobe thanks to the very secure lever back fittings. No matter where or when these earrings are worn, they are certainly a spectacular example of Art Deco diamond earrings at its finest. Stock# ES7017 Circa: 1920 $Sold.