In early Spring, before the leaves begin to deepen into summer green, before the flowers open and release their heady fragrance, the hills around my home seem to glow with a halo of pure, Spring green. It tickles the eyeballs and delights the senses, a landscape reborn. When I saw these earrings, sitting in windowed office watching the snow fall on frosty London, it reminded me of the green hills of home. The pure verdant green hue of that most rare and precious gem, the emerald. Here the emerald is the star of the show, but oh what a wonderful cast it has to support it, in the form of over 2 carats of spectacular old cut diamonds!
These vintage diamond and emerald drop earrings were handcrafted in the 1930s, most likely in England which is where we found them. They boast 26 Old European cut diamonds and two perfect emeralds. Each piece features a cluster motif with a rich, green, emerald-cut emerald at the center. Each emerald measures 6 x 5 x 2.5 mm and weighing approximately .52 carats. Each lively green stone is surrounded by 12 diamonds set in platinum over 18 karat gold, one more sparkling diamond sits at the top of the cluster, adding even more glam and glitz to an already glittering design; the total diamond weight is approximately 2 carats. Together, this pair of earrings weighs 4.8 grams.
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I wonder if zircon is really a girl’s best friend. Scientifically, it has one of the liveliest displays of sparkle, putting even diamonds to shame. The oldest zircon stones clock in at 4.4 billion years old. According to my calculations, that’s just half a billion years shy of the age of the earth. A few hundred years ago, during the Middle Ages, zircon was thought to aid in restful sleep, and bring wisdom and honor the wearer. I’ve been wearing this rock all week and I can tell you I’ve never slept better. Coincidence? I think not. A little sparkle can go a long way.
This Art Deco ring was handcrafted in Europe around 1920. It’s a sparkling vintage piece featuring a burnt orange-brown zircon at the center flanked by six diamonds with three on either side. The stones are platinum set over 18 karat yellow gold. The word ‘zircon’ most likely stems from the Persian word, ‘zargun’ meaning “gold-colored”. This round zircon measures 8.7 x 8.9 x 6 mm and weighs approximately 3.89 carats. There are two old European cut diamonds with four brilliant cut diamonds, weighing an approximate total of .22 carats. The ring face measures 8.6 x 16 x 7 mm off the finger and the band width is 2 mm at the back. This piece bears the gold purity mark, “18ct” and the platinum mark, “PLAT”. This ring weighs 3.8 grams and is a size 6.5.
Wear fireworks on your finger with this fiery solitaire ring! This piece would make a brilliant engagement or even anniversary ring.
A note from Victoria: Zircons are susceptible to color change from strong UV light and extreme temperature, so be cautious and don’t wear your zircon in a tanning booth or to get a gel manicure, make sure that it you get work done on your ring you tell the jeweler that the stone can’t take heat.
I offer a 3 or 4 payment layaway on most items purchased for full retail price, please inquire if you are interested in setting up a layaway. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased or payments made on layaway are eligible for store credit only.
I always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase. If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let me know and we'll work together to get the item returned for a full refund. I guarantee that my pictures and descriptions are as accurate as possible. My goal is to exceed your best expectations!