Stud earrings are a type of very short earrings, which do not hang over the lobe. They are secured with a butterfly or screw clasp. Stud earrings first appeared in the 19th century. They can be only in gold or set with stones. We find stud earrings in the shape of flowers, animals or geometric shapes.
Cluster diamond stud earrings in 18-karat yellow gold (750) and silver. Pair of diamond stud earrings, in daisy shape, centered with a blue imitation stone (garnet/glass doublet). Antique earrings, circa 1900.
Hallmark 750 on Alpa clasps.
Dimensions of the motif: 10.5 x 8.5 mm
Note: Secure Alpa closure system (later addition) Condition: Signs of wear and scratches
Georgian foiled diamond stud earrings in yellow 18 karat gold and silver. Pair of stud earrings set with a rose cut foiled diamond. The paillon is a yellow coloured metal sheet giving a special luminous effect to the diamond. The diamond is set with 6 silver claws. Pair of antique earrings, from the end of the 18th century.
Unreadable hallmarks, the chips have been tested with 18k gold and silver (assay undetermined)
Diameter: 7 mm
Note: butterfly clasp with screw, for pierced ears
Condition: Oxidations; the pearls are less coloured, this is due to their age.
Stud earrings diamonds in yellow gold 14 karat. These earrings are rectangular in shape, in the center of which are set two brilliant-cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.09 carat each. Preowned jewelry, 20th century.
Marked “14k” on the earrings and clasps, “Birks” hallmark on each earrings. Birks is a jewellery house opened in the heart of Montreal in 1879.