The Story of Antique Drop Earrings
Earrings have been worn for thousands of years, not simply…
Don’t step foot out of the door without some long length ear decoration. The latest fashion accessory, this season, is long, diamond drop, chandelier style earrings.
ART DECO DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS
A pair of French, Art Deco diamond drop earrings, set with old-cut and rose-cut diamonds, in grain and rub over settings, with millegrain edges, each with five tassels of alternating diamonds and double leaves, mounted in platinum, circa 1930.
A pair of large chandelier diamond earrings, with rose-cut diamonds, surrounded by round brilliant-cut diamond set clusters, with an approximate total diamond weight of 15.26ct, mounted in platinum.
A pair of antique diamond chandelier drop earrings, mounted in silver-upon-gold, set with old-cut diamonds, with a total weight of approximately 11.00ct
A pair of diamond drop earrings, with an openwork floral motif, set with round brilliant-cut and rose-cut diamonds, each suspending seven briolette-cut diamonds, mounted in 18ct white gold, with an estimated total diamond weight of 6.00ct.
A pair of diamond drop earrings, set with old-cut and eight-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum. On alpha clips.
Estimated total diamond weight 2.80ct
A pair of Art Deco jade diamond and black onyx drop earrings, set with Chinese carved jadeite half discs, with old-cut and rose-cut diamonds, in millegrain edged settings, with black onyx cabochons, and black enamel surrounding the jade, mounted in platinum. Circa 1930. With later alpha clips. Estimated total diamond weight 1.40ct.
An exceptional pair of briolette diamond tassel earrings, with round brilliant-cut diamond, pavé set, tops and flower discs, with 466 diamonds, with a total weight of 2.74ct, each with nine rows of briolette-cut diamonds, with a toal of 162 briolette-cut diamonds, with a total weight of 47.18ct, mounted in 18ct white gold.
A pair of drop diamond earrings, set with round brilliant-cut diamonds, with briolette cut diamond drops, with a total diamond weight of 21.94ct, mounted in 18ct white gold.
Approximately 91 x 30mm
A pair of ruby and diamond drop earrings, set with round brilliant-cut diamonds, with two at the top, weighing a total of 0.68ct, the drop is set with a total of 0.90ct, with two, hexagonal, rubies, with a circle set with French-cut rubies, with a total ruby weight of 7.65ct, with millegrain edges, mounted in platinum.
A pair of morganite and diamond chandelier earrings, each earring compromising a pear-cut morganite suspending a diamond set drop in the form of two entwined ribbons and a further five pear-cut morganites, mounted in 18ct white gold, estimated total morganite weight 23.25ct, estimated total diamond weight 2.02ct