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Antique French Gold Citrine Earrings Circa 1850

Antique French Gold Citrine Earrings Circa 1850

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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900: Item # 1232465

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P.O. Box 223 H
Scarsdale New York 10583
973 620-0119

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These earrings are French 18k gold, circa 1850. They have beautiful gold work with claw set, faceted, lemon citrines. The lemon color is so desirable and I haven't offered a pair for sale in many years.

They are day/night earrings, as the bottoms can be removed for daytime attire. They measure 1 1/2 inches from the top of the wire X 5/8 inches across the bottom. They are secured with original back to front ear wires. There is evidence of an early repair on the back of the ear wire and a slight darkening of the gold at the site of the repair. It is not apparent when worn. The gold has a rich and original patina and retains a French poincon for 18k. These are light and hang gracefully with a timeless design. France, circa 1850