made in St. Petersburg (Leningrad), circa 1960.
A pair of mid-century 14K rose gold earrings features two well matched Russian demantoids of an excellent golden green color.
The demantoids are 1.07 ct and 1.21 ct. Total weight is 2.28 ct. Both stones have beautiful horsetail inclusions which are typical for Russian demantoids from the Ural Mountains.
Russian demantoid pairs over 2 carats are rare.
Diameter of the earrings – 9 mm (5/16 in.)
Total length with ear wire – 20 mm (13/16 in.)
Weight – 1.7 gram each.
The earrings are marked with 583 Russian gold standard and maker’s mark.