Antique Earrings Georgian Cannetille 10.96 Cabochon Cut Opals in 15k Yellow Gold


Cannetille is a type of filigree characterized by more three dimensional shapes and designs, whereas standard filigree is relatively flat in appearance. Cannetille emerged in France and England in the 1820’s and remained popular through the mid 1800’s. These earrings are from the Georgian Era which would have been coming to an end right at the hight of popularity for this technique. These earrings are made of 15k yellow gold and highlight 10.96 carats cabochon cut opals. It’s rare to find a matching pair of antique earrings and these are especially beautiful and in excellent condition.

Composition: 15 Karat Yellow Gold

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Primary Stone

Primary Stone: Natural Opal
Shape and Measurements: 12.00 x 6.25 x 3.40 = 5.48 (2)
Stone Weight: 10.96

Accent Stone

General Characteristics

Measurements: 37.00 x 16.00
Total Gram Weight: 2.30
Era: Georgian 1714 - 1730's
Inscription: 15 C