Antique Turn of the Century 9k Banded Agate Drop Earrings
Details: These double drop black and white banded agate earrings are set in 9k yellow gold bezels. Banded agate is the stone most often used in carving cameos and intaglios. Cutting them as cabochons or fashioning round beads with a single stripe came into vogue in the mid 19th century. These earrings are a lovely blend of old world and modern sensibilities.
Measurements: Overall drop is approximately 1 3/4" and 1/2" wide (at widest point).
Origin: c. 1900.