Victorian 14K Gold Drop Onyx Garnet Earrings
Striking Victorian earrings made from hand carved black onyx with foil back garnet gemstones in the center, circa 1860s. Wrapped in 14K yellow gold braid, each faceted red garnet is set in a concave carved oval drop dangling from a fleur de lis style top. These are authentic earrings...light and easy to wear. While these pierced earrings were for mourning almost 150 years ago, they are a beautiful accessory for today's wardrobe.
Materials: 14 karat gold
Gemstone: Two Garnets - Each measures 9mm by 6.5mm, black onyx
Measurements: 1.75 inches long from the top of the ear wire to the bottom of the oval
Weight: 6.9 grams together - very light on the ears
Hallmarks: NA - tested and guaranteed
Date: Circa 1860s - Civil War era
Condition: Very good showing normal age appropriate wear. A few tiny nibbles on the back of the onyx with one closer to the ear wire. The earrings wires have been professionally replaced making an outstanding, wearable set of antique earrings!