Early Filipino Gold Beads with Sapphires, Turquoise, & Pearls
Just above the round blue-green turquoise balls on the raked bottom edge of this pair of high-style earrings hangs a row of intricate gold cylinders hand-made in Ilocos circa 1700. Sapphires the color of sunlight & Italian seed pearls complete the happy composition. Setting is 14 karat Gold.
70 mm long; 14 mm wide
Total weight: 6.49 grams