Antique Garnet Ear Pendants
Each gold ear pendant designed as a tapering panel closed-set throughout with cushion shaped hessonite garnets, the central floral motif suspending three similarly-set articulated drops, with engraved acorn terminals, circa 1890
Cf. Mascetti, D. & Triossi, A. Earrings from Antiquity to the Present, Thames and Hudson Ltd., London 1990, pp. 54 and 60-61 for similar examples.
Cf. David Bennett & Daniela Mascetti, from Understanding Jewellery, pp 63 for similar example
4 ½ inch drop
Hook backs pierced ears
72 varying cuts