• Catalan Gold & Garnet Earrings

    Reference

    HA0058

    Price

    £1800

    Origin / Age

    Catalonia ; c1780

    Dimensions

    11.7cm (l) 23.0g

    Details

    Garnets are historically one of the most important of the coloured gemstones, valued for their hardness and excellent brilliance. The word garnet comes from the 14th‑century Middle English word gernet, meaning 'dark red' and actually refers to a family of different gemstones. There are many different varieties and the stones here would appear to be Hessonite garnet that is often called cinnamon stone for its brownish-red colour.

    Condition: Later screw fittings, minor abrasions.

    Please note: Price does NOT include delivery costs.

  • Catalan Gold & Garnet Earrings

  • Catalan Gold & Garnet Earrings

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