Buccellati "Ondine" 18K and Diamond Day/Night Vintage Earrings
Buccellati 18K and Diamond Day/Night Vintage Earrings. The model is called Ondine. The style, day/night means that one can remove the bottoms and wear just the tops - for daytime, and then put on the bottoms for evening.
These well made earrings, are 3 inches long when the bottoms are attached, have a rope-work design studded with fine white brilliant cut diamonds, all well cut, colorless to near colorless (F/G), and very very slightly included to very slightly included (VVS/VS1). The earrings are in excellent condition, it is very easy to remove the bottom pendant portions. The earrings are signed Buccellati, 18K, and Italy on the verso of the earring.
Please note our model has a medium to large size hand.
Today, a preponderance of jewelry is machine made in large factories around the world with abundant and obvious suspicions as to its enduring qualities using not only inferior stones, but also man made stones and treated stones utilizing artificial substances.
Alternatively, these earring by the great House of Buccellati is a model rare on the market place today - especially complete with the hanging pendant portion of the earring.
All items sold are accompanied by a detailed Statement of Value by our gemologist, as well as all original gemological documentation, if specified in the listing. As always, we guarantee all pieces to be exactly as represented. Each piece of jewelry arrives in a gift-wrapped fine presentation box.
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