14K Gold, Ivory, Diamond, Tiger's Eye Drop Ear Clips
This beautiful pair of vintage ear clips feature natural ivory, tiger's eye, and diamonds set in solid 14 karat gold.
The ear clips contain two (2) natural, organic ivory carvings that have been fashioned by hand. They have developed a nice patina and have visible crosshatch graining.
The ear clips also contain twenty-four (24) natural diamonds that total ≈ 1.25 carats. The two (2) larger diamonds are bezel set near the top of the ear clips. These diamonds average 3.50 x 3.50 x 2.15mm. There are an additional twenty-two (22) round transitional cut diamonds pavé-set at the bottom of the dangles. These diamonds average 2.25mm in diameter.
The ear clips also contain twelve (12) natural tiger's eyes. Six (6) of which are pear-shaped tablets, measuring ≈ 9 x 6mm, while the remaining six (6) are round cabochons, measuring ≈ 5mm in diameter. They display a phenomena known as chatoyancy.
The ear clips are fastened by hinged French backs (without posts) for both pierced and non-pierced ears.
The clips are not hallmarked, but have been tested and test solid 14 karat gold.
From top to bottom, the overall length is ≈ 60mm.
Gross weight of the pair is 21.3 grams (13.7 dwts).