Vintage Old European Cut mid-century French platinum diamond drop earrings 3.46 CTW

A slinky and satisfying pair of mid-century French platinum line drop earrings, each one set with over 1.50 carats of Old European Cut diamonds. These earrings are the definition of "elegant" with a classic design that leads the eye up and down a supple line of sparkling diamonds. The earrings drop from a .33 carat Old European Cut diamond post, with a cascade of seven bezel-set diamonds suspended below. The terminating diamond is a prong set .70 carat Old Euro, the perfecting ending to a perfect earring. Platinum body with milgrain detail. 18K white gold posts and backs. Guardian back closure. French hallmarks. Outstanding condition.

Note: These earrings come with an insurance appraisal completed by a GIA Graduate Gemologist. The appraisal is set at $13,800 (3/9/22)

Measurements: 1 1/2" drop, 5.3 grams total weight
Diamond details: (2) OEC diamonds, .33 carat each, (14) OEC diamonds, .10 carat each, and (2) OEC diamonds, .70 carat each, VS1-VS2/H-I, 3.46 CTW for both earrings
Era: 1930s-1950s
Markings: A mark for "Breveté SGDG," a French type of patent in use through 1968. Also, the double-framed eagle head for small articles of 18K gold. Platinum tested.

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