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Antique Natural Black Opal and Old Euro Diamond Drop Earring & Necklace Set

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Presenting an extraordinary masterpiece of fine jewelry and history: A platinum natural Black Opal drop necklace and earring set. This exceptional piece showcases five oval-shaped cabochon cut black opals of impeccable quality, each bearing a breathtaking array of vibrant red, orange, yellow, blue, violet, and green hues. With origins hailing from the legendary Australian opal mines, where the world's finest opals are mined. Accompanied by two AGL certificates with origin reports. Adorned with an impressive 5.50 carats of Old European cut diamonds. Bezel set with an open back, watch as the opals come to life in a resplendent dance of light and color. The set's unique aesthetic theme is beautifully expressed through the dangling drop design motif. Imbued with a rich history, this set carries the weight of time, having graced the world for well over a century. Meticulously crafted by the renowned British jewelry company, Goldsmiths' & Silversmiths' Company, LTD. Established in 1880. Accompanied by a fitted leather and suede box. _________________________________ Opal Details: (per AGL Cert.) - Type: Natural Opal - Origin: Australia - Variety: Black - Transparency: Opaque - Color: Multi Colored - Treatment: None (natural color) - Shape: Oval - Cut: Cabochon AGL Comments: This opal displays a varied flash pattern, with dominant colors of red, orange, yellow, blue, violet and green. _________________________________ Item Details - Brand/Creator: Goldsmiths and Silversmith Company - Origin: Circa 1920 - Metal: Platinum - Diamond Details: Old European Cut, 5.50 CTTW (approx.) - Back: Open - Chain Type: Cable - Necklace Drop Length: 2.3 Inches - Earring Type: Drop Hook Earrings - Necklace Closure: Spring Ring - Length: 16.5 Inches* *Length was originally a 14 inches, and a 2.5 inch extension chain was soldered on at a later date by the owner. _________________________________ About the maker: The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Goldsmiths & Silversmiths enjoyed a stellar reputation and in the early 20th Century were awarded Royal Warrants, selling and commissioning pieces to the King of England. A reputation that still holds true today. Founded in 1880 by William Gibson and John Lawrence Langman, The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company produced a diverse range of exquisite items, including solid silver tableware, cutlery, jewelry, watches, electroplaters, trophies, and even surgical instruments. Located today at 112 Regent Street, London. The company's artworks received international acclaim at a number of exhibitions from the 1880s through to the early 1900s. Most notably at the Paris Exhibition in 1900. Their well-deserved success led to a merger with Garrard Co in 1952, acquiring their premises in Regent Street and further solidifying their esteemed legacy.

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