A lover's knot in gold is featured as the surmount motif of these exemplary Victorian puffy earrings.
Created in 18k gold, the hinged dangle is hollow and formed of a marquise shape. The top surface shows off a raised four-armed design that is inset with natural, saltwater half seed pearls.
Each pearl comes in a range of graduated sizes, from less than 1 mm to over 3 mm. Twenty-six in all present creamy white lustrous surfaces.
Lightweight and easy to wear, they nevertheless look weighty and exude luxury. The backs are polished and plain with a gold screw type fitting to hold the front pearl sections.
Sumptuous, the color of gold appears to be that of 22k and is silky smooth to the touch.
These antique earrings come in a re-fitted brown hued, gilt-edged leather hinged box with push button clasp and royal purple velvet and silk interior.