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Antique ruby earrings are so hard to come by, so there is no doubt that these antique 18ct yellow gold ruby and diamond drop earrings will always be loved and admired from near or far. Hand made in 18ct yellow gold and dating from the early 1900's, these magnificent earrings measure an elegant 37.3mm in length by 8.7mm in diameter for the ruby and diamond cluster at the bottom. The rubies have such a fine red colour to them all, and the lower rubies total 0.80 carats and the rubies set onto the chain total 0.50 carats. The colour and transparency of these rubies is just amazing and seem to have a glow all of their own. And then with the nine European cut diamonds surrounding each ruby and the additional European cut diamond at the top adding a wonderful amount of scintillation, these diamonds come together to total 1.08 carats. The sparkle from these diamonds is just wonderful and will make these earrings continue to always be admired. Fitted with secure lever back fittings, these antique ruby and diamond earrings are just magnificent and a real treasure to find. Stock# ES7583 Circa: 1900 $sold
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
Dating from the 1920's, these Art Deco onyx and diamond earrings are just magnificent and so elegant and wearable and are destined to always be admired every time they are worn. Beautifully hand made in 18ct yellow gold and platinum, these earrings are set with an elegant slender piece of onyx that is so smooth to the touch and tapers so elegantly in size and then is highlighted by the diamonds at the top. In each earring there is one larger brilliant cut diamond and one rose cut diamond and an additional seventeen single cut diamonds giving these earrings a total diamond weight of 0.68 carats. Measuring 6cm in length, these earrings are the perfect length to complete any outfit including make the most stunning pair of earrings to wear with a wedding dress. No matter where they are worn, there is no doubt that they will always be loved, cherished and admired. Stock# ES7318 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.
Perfect for day or night time, these Art Deco pearl and diamond cluster earrings are just attractive and versatile to be dressed up or down and always be admired for their beauty and elegance. Made in the 1920's Art Deco era, they are made in 18ct white gold and platinum and set in the centre is a gorgeous Japanese Akoya pearl that measures 5.5mm round and both have a lovely well matched colour and lustre to them. Surrounding each pearl are ten single cut diamonds that total 0.40 carats and add the right amount of sparkle and fitted on post fittings allows them to sit nice and secure on the ear lobe. Measuring 10.3mm in diameter, they are so comfortable to wear all the time from day right through to the evening and no matter where or when they are worn, are sure to be admired and noticed for their elegance. Stock# ES7219 Circa: 1920 $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.