1.82 ct Opal and 1.82 ct Diamond, 18 ct Yellow Gold Drop Earrings - Antique Circa 1900


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Object Description

A stunning, fine and impressive pair of antique 1.82 carat opal and 1.82 carat diamond, 18 carat yellow gold drop earrings; part of our antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections

These stunning, fine and impressive antique earrings are crafted in 18 ct yellow gold.

Each of these fine antique earrings features a stunning claw set cabochon opal, suspended in an articulated cluster style setting.

The two feature opals are each encircled with fifteen claw set eight-cut diamonds, completing the cluster design.

The earrings incorporate articulated linear settings, each embellished with two impressive individually claw set Old European cut diamonds, in addition to a further claw set cabochon opal, all connected via small gold ring loops.

These impressive drop earrings are suspended from a further articulated claw setting featuring an Old European cut diamond to the apex.

These earrings secure via a 9ct yellow gold French hook to the upper portion of the linear design.

The antique opal and diamond drop earrings are fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation box, featuring a satin and velvet lined interior.

The cover bears the retailer’s mark ‘Goldsmith & Jeweller, M. Philcox, 108 Moorwood Rd, London S.E’.

The earrings has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 9 ct and 18 ct gold.

This impressive earrings are supplied with four independent diamond grading report certificates for the feature diamonds, in addition to an independent diamond grading report card for the supporting stones.

Opal Quality
Cut Cabochon
Content 1.82 carats

Diamond Quality
Feature Diamond One
Colour G
Clarity P1
Cut Old European
Content 0.25 carat
Dimensions 3.94mm x 3.73mm x 2.11mm

Feature Diamond Two
Colour E
Clarity VS2
Cut Old European
Content 0.26 carat
Dimensions 4.12mm x 3.91mm x 1.99mm

Feature Diamond Three
Colour G
Clarity VS2
Cut Old European
Content 0.28 carat
Dimensions 4.29mm x 4.07mm x 2.44mm

Feature Diamond Four
Colour J
Clarity VS1
Cut Old European
Content 0.29 carat
Dimensions 4.21mm x 4.02mm x 2.45mm

Supporting Diamonds
Colour (average grades) H
Clarity (average grades) SI2
Cut Old European/Eight
Content 0.74 carat

Total Diamond Content
1.82 carats

Length of drop 4.25cm/1.67″
Length of setting 3.4cm/1.34″
Width of setting 1.13cm/0.44″

4.82 grams

Object History

Date: Circa 1900

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Object Condition

These opal earrings are exceptional quality, set with impressive cabochon opals displaying a scintillating play of colour; there is a slight loss to one supporting opal.

The feature and supporting diamonds display a fine white colour, brilliance and presence.

The earrings are an exceptional gauge of gold and are in excellent condition.

Object Details

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