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Opal of the Sea - Vintage Sterling Silver Abalone & Marcasite Earrings. These gorgeous earrings are crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 for sterling. Featuring genuine oval cut cabochon abalone, genuine rose-cut marcasite, quality silver-work and an exquisite Edwardian Revival design. The expertly bezel set abalone has the most beautiful colour combination, displaying a variation of pink, blue, green, gold and lavender, surrounded by an ornate silver setting set with sparkling marcasite . The surmounts feature a delicate open worked silver frame, also set with marcasite. The earrings are for pierced ears, featuring posts and secure butterfly backs. These Vintage abalone earrings (opals of the sea) are breathtaking, truly a perfect gift or addition to any jewelry collection.
Measurements: Earrings 44mm x 18mm
Stone Size: Abalone 21mm x 13mm
Weight: 8.3 grams
Date: Circa 1960