VICTORIAN CUSHION CUT PASTE GOLD SCREW EARRINGS CIRCA 1860
A lovely pair of 9ct Rose Gold screw fitting earrings that are set with a lovely cushion cut Paste Stone.
Paste is hand-cut glass that has been polished with metal powder until it shimmers like a gemstone. They are also a transparent flint glass that stimulates the fire and brilliance of gemstones, because they have a relatively high indices of refraction and a strong dispersion.
Each Paste Stone is just under 1ct in size set in a beautiful Victorian gallery.
An elegant pair of Victorian earrings that look lovely when worn.
Steeped in Victorian history.
The pair weigh 2.8 grams.
They measure 13mm across x 13mm down.
The centre Paste measures 7mm across x 7mm down.
Excellent condition all round.