Accent Stone(s)/Color(s): Diameter: 7.93mm and 8.35mm. Stone Treatment: The faux pearl is a man-made stone. The rubies appear to be untreated, but we are not certified gemologists.
The stones have been tested and guaranteed using a professional Presidium Duo refractive, heat, and hardness tester. Stone Sizes: Faceted round cut rubies, polished round faux pearls. Item Measurements: Earring Style: Drop/dangle.
Earring Backing Style: Post and clutch backs. Your jeweler can easily convert these to the preferred backing style you desire.
For pierced or non-pierced ears: Pierced. These earrings were handmade during the Art Nouveau era. Rare pieces of Mughal wedding jewelry, these earrings were made in India. Comprised of 14k yellow gold plated over base metal.
Each earring features a diamond-shaped design adorned at the center with a large ruby. The four edges of the diamond each contain three bright pink rubies. A high relief floral motif surrounds the central ruby.
Two faux pearls dangle at the bottom of each earring. Completed with post and clutch backings for secure wear.
Damage: Wear consistent with age. This listing is for the item only. Any displays and/or photography accessories are not included with your purchase.
This was true due to the gorgeous designs that came out of this period. This era focused on women and the natural world, and the pieces that resulted from this period were often large and elegant. Enamel was a commonly used material in Art Nouveau jewelry, as the period emphasized the importance of design over the materials used to create it.
The Art Nouveau period took place before the start of World War I, when mass production took over the production of many products, including some jewelry. Mughal jewelry appeared in India under the Mughal dynasty starting in the 16th century.
Jewelry was an important symbol indicating a person's status in society. The elite wore highly ornate and heavily jeweled pieces. As the Mughal Empire conquered the majority of India, the Mughal style spread to many other regions, being incorporated into many Indian cultures. The pieces typically feature intricate patterns, massive amounts of precious stones, and elaborate enameling. Rubies are one of the four precious stones and are appreciated for their colors ranging from pink to blood red.
The most prized hue of ruby is called blood-red, or pigeon's blood, for the rich and vibrant hue it presents. The color of a ruby comes from the element chromium. Rubies have adorned royal and religious jewelry for centuries and were particularly valued in Asian countries like China and India, where they were believed to bring good fortune. Rubies are graded by color, clarity, size, and carat.Rubies are often also evaluated based on their geographic origin. Domestic US: All items are shipped within one business day after receipt of payment. We do not undervalue packages for customs, please do not ask us to do so. What you pay is what we will ask on your customs form.
Please consider this before placing your bid. If you require more time for payment, please contact us before bidding. Rubies are one of the four precious stones and are appreciated for their.