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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Pre Victorian: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1215291

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Glorious Antique Jewelry
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New York
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$2,550.00

Icy Hot Cushion Cut Georgian Paste Earrings
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Seductive and enticing, these Georgian cushion cut paste earrings are approximately 4cts each or 8 cts TW. Notice the black dot in the center resembling the culet in old mine diamonds. Diamond facets grace the perimeter around a high square table. Oftentimes, believe it, diamonds are not suitable yet a woman wants the brightness and glow. Antique jewelry lovers covet this rare shape of Georgian paste ear drop at those times. Paste making was a high art in the early 19th century bringing fame and fortune to the best stone cutters and setters. Royalty lead the fashion and had their own special paste makers. The pastes were cut in the manner of fine gemstones and had their place and beauty. Ours are set in pronged silver the backs of which are gold washed. The ear wires are gold. The stones are 6/16 of an inch square. The earrings drop 10/16 of an inch, Immaculate condition.


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