made in St. Petersburg between 1899 and 1904.
This pair of classic antique 14K gold and silver cluster earrings is bezel set with two emeralds (approximately 0.83 ct and 0.76 ct) framed by sparkling old mine cut diamonds. The diamonds are set in silver over gold.
Marked with 56 zolotnik old Russian gold standard with initials ‘Я Л’ for St. Petersburg assay master Yakov Liapunov (1899-1904) and maker’s initials ‘Г Ш”.
Estimated total emerald weight is 1.59 ct.
Approximate total diamond weight is 1.20 ct.
Emerald and diamond clusters measure 12 x 10 mm (4/8 x 7/16 in.)
Total length with ear wire 20 mm (13/16 in.)
Weight 2.7 and 2.6 grams.