Antique lava stones earrings and rose gold 14 karats. The earrings are formed from lava stone of light gray color, carved and figuring a bunch of grapes. The lower part is mobile, it is held in tassel by the stem of the bunch of grapes. Antique earrings from the second half of the 19th century.
The setting has been acid tested: 14 karat gold.
Dimensions : 38 mm x 10 mm
Condition : Scratches from use
Weight : 5.65 gr
More about : Lava stone is a limestone with multiple colors: white, grey, yellow, beige, brown or black. It was often used on jewels offered after the ascent of Vesuvius, during the traditional journey of the Grand Tour. These stones have traditionally been carved in cameos depicting famous people or archaeological motifs.