Rare Georgian Era Earrings circa 1780 A pair of Russian gilded silver, faceted amber, paste and fresh water pearl pendant earrings made in the last quarter of the 18th century. Length 38 mm (1 1/2 in.) 18th century earrings of similar design from the collection of The State Historical museum are illustrated in RUSSIAN JEWELRY OF THE XVI-XX CENTURIES (Moscow, 2002).
Georgian settings were always made to accommodate the stones, not the other way around. So no two Georgian engagement rings are ever alike. Learn more about rings made and worn during the time of Marie Antoinette.