Edwardian Tears: Pearl Tassel Earrings
The beginning of a new century brought with it a return to pendant style earrings. With femininity and delicacy being the Edwardian ideal, these feather light seed pearl earrings most certainly attain that exemplar position.
From an 18k yellow gold floral motif surmount a drizzle of gray-blue natural seed pearls all in a row wend their way to become a flowing cascade. Reminiscent of waterfalls and rain, the creamy white pearls form a tassel under an 18k golden canopy of luminescent gray-blue seed pearls.
Condition: Very good; pearls have natural variation in color; late date 14k yellow gold ear wires
Measurements; 2-3/8 inches (6.3 cm) at the longest by ½ of an inch (1.2 cm) at the widest. The pair has a weight of 3.8 grams.
Date: Circa 1900 - 1910