Treasure Island - Estate Sterling Silver Baroque Pearl Earrings (EE096)

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$295.00 
Item Number:  EE096
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Treasure Island - Estate Sterling Silver Baroque Pearl Earrings. These lovely earrings are crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 for sterling.  Featuring genuine cultured freshwater baroque pearls, and classic styling.  These earrings are for pierced ears and feature secure lever backs. The pearl drops are stunning, large and lustrous displaying a white colour with silvery/pink overtones. The pearls have a spectacular iridescence, and truly look stunning when worn. These estate earrings can be worn with everything day or night.

Pearls were presented as gifts to Chinese royalty as early as 2300 BC, while in ancient Rome, pearl jewellery was considered the ultimate status symbol. So precious were the spherical gems that in the 1st century BC, Julius Caesar passed a law limiting the wearing of pearls only to the ruling classes.

Pearls were presented as gifts to Chinese royalty as early as 2300 BC, while in ancient Rome, pearl jewellery was considered the ultimate status symbol. So precious were the spherical gems that in the 1st century BC, Julius Caesar passed a law limiting the wearing of pearls only to the ruling classes.

 

Measurements:  39.50 mm x 17.00 mm 

Stone Size: Pearl 23.00 mm x 17.00 mm 

Weight: 12.70 grams 

Condition: Excellent 

Origin: Asia      

Date: 21st Century 

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