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Diamond Pendant Earrings


Dating from the early 1900s, these flexible Edwardian platinum drop earrings are set with five and a half carats of diamonds. Each earring suspends a larger old European-cut diamond weighing two carats in a pear-shaped drop from a pair of diamond leaf motifs and an articulated cascade of bezel-set old European-cut diamonds. Delicately enhanced with millegrain accents, these elegant pendant earrings enhance the face with movement, white light and sparkle.


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Item #: ER-18859
Circa: 1900s
Size: 1.25" length, 0.75" width
Materials: 2 Old European-cut diamond drops (approximate total weight 4.00 carats); 18 Old European-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 1.50 carats); Platinum

With the goal of minimizing the metal and emphasizing the power of diamonds to return white light to the eye, late 19th and early 20th century platinum artisans continually pushed the boundaries of their techniques, achieving ever greater of “demetallization” of their jewels.