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Antique carnelian bead, long drop earrings

Sale price£170.00
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Stunning Antique, Carnelian bead, Early 20th Century long drop earrings c1910s-1920s

The slightly graduating Carnelian beads are drilled and each one is threaded with a 9ct Gold wire making them articulated enabling them to move freely in the ears creating a dramatic effect.

The earrings may have been part of a necklace at some point, although converted a long time ago, The earrings were on screw back fittings for non -pierced ears however to make them even more wearable we have added Shepard hook fittings for pierced ears, hand made by our bench Jeweller in 9ct Gold

The Carnelian are a warm burnt orange and feature natural inclusions within the stones.

Weight: 15.3 grams combined weight

Unmarked, tested as 9ct Gold

Dimensions: 6.5cm long, 10.8mm at the widest point

Condition: Very good antique condition, the Carnelian have natural inclusions and some natural blemishes within the stone. Some tiny nibbles where the beads are drilled only seen under magnification

Please note any antique boxes featured in the images are for display purposes and not included with the item unless this is mentioned in the listing

We do offer ring resizing (at trade cost price) - please message for a quote (not all rings will be suitable to resize and resized rings are non returnable)

We send all items fully insured and tracked to your door

We realise internet shopping for high value items can be a bit daunting so please be assured by the following:

All our pieces are accurately and honestly described- we hope that you will fall in love with your ‘new’ old piece of Jewellery but if for any reason you are not happy with your purchase you can return it without quibble- please contact us within 14 days and return the item within 30 days. Buyers cover the return shipping cost.

We are UK based -If buying from another country please be aware customs charges may apply and they are the responsibility of the buyer- please refer to your countries customs/ border control website for further info and to check any duty free allowances.