*White Ribbon* Exceptional Victorian Turquoise and Rose-Cut Diamond Earrings in 15k
Flowers are one of the most common motifs in jewelry, which is not surprising. It is our natural desire to replicate nature’s ephemeral beauty in enduring works of art. Fashionable flower motifs were common in the late Georgian Era, but jewelry designs became more realistic during the early Victorian Era.
This playful pair features a turquoise clematis flower with a glistening rose-cut diamond in the center. Clematis, a stunning flowering and climbing plant that’s got an aura of its own, The clematis flowers symbolize the beauty of ingenuity or mental strength. Many experts have suggested that this is most likely related to its wonderful and clever ability to climb around places such as walls as well as trellises.
Additionally, turquoise is the stone of wisdom, tranquility, protection, good fortune, and hope. All in all a great pair to have in any collection or look for a pop of color.
Materials and Features: 15k gold, diamonds
Age/Origin: Victorian, c.1880
Measurements: 2.2 grams each
Condition: Excellent condition.
Please view and inspect any photos closely. We endeavor to fully disclose all condition information clearly and concisely, however, please note that what qualifies as excellent condition for historical jewelry differs from modern and contemporary pieces; please take the age of the piece into account when examining the piece. Minor age wear is typical and to be expected for antique and vintage jewelry. Unless otherwise stated, gemstones have not been officially graded for color, clarity, or treatment by GIA; any information provided is our own educated, professional assessment.