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Solitaire 11.66 Carat Diamond Stud Earrings in Platinum

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A magnificent pair of GIA certified old European cut diamond stud earrings set in platinum.

Matching perfectly in their incredible sparkle and brilliance, each earring features a GIA-certified old European brilliant-cut diamond of an incredible size. Each stone is eight-claw-set in an open-back setting with an openwork gallery and secured to reverse with a post and butterfly fitting.

The diamond pair are a magnificent example of 19th century diamond cutting and were traditionally created by craftsmen using hand tools. The diamond cutters honed their craft over decades and these skills are now a rarity. The studs are simple yet breath-taking once on the ear and because of their simplicity could easily be worn by themselves as a statement piece or worn with other jewels. As the stones are old cuts they are warmer in colour as the craftsman cut diamonds in this era for their beauty and yield.

The diamond earrings are from the mid-19th century and have a total carat weight of 11.66 carats. Each diamond is independently certified by the GIA with one diamond having a total carat weight of 5.89 carats, assessed as Q-R in colour with VS2 clarity. The other has a total carat weight of 5.77 carats, assessed as Q-R in colour with SI1 clarity. GIA report numbers: 2225432378 and 2221431831. The earrings are matched spectacularly is both size and colour and it is extremely rare to find something similar.

The diamonds are accompanied with their own fitted maroon box, GIA certificates, as well as a complimentary valuation for insurance purposes by our own in-house registered valuer. For size reference the earrings measure 12-millimetres in diameter and have a gross weight of 7.7 grams.

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We are delighted to provide a valuation certificate containing a detailed description and photograph of the item. If you order online the item will arrive presented in a gorgeous red box which is luxuriously lined in black or cream velvet. We are happy to gift wrap them if required and can include a gift card. They are then packaged in an outer gold box with ribbon.

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