The sapphires total an estimated 1.20 carats and the rubies total an estimated 1 carat. The gemstones are in excellent condition and free of cracks or chips. The earrings measure 1 1/4 x 1 inches. The earrings are fitted with clip on backings for non-pierced of pierced ears. The earrings are not hallmarked though they have tested positive for 14k gold.Striking pair of vintage'Sputnik' earrings set with mabe pearls, diamonds & gemstones (circa 1950s to 1960s) crafted in 14k yellow gold. With the launch of the US Space program in the 1960s jewelry design went mad for all things outta space. The style was popular during the Mid 20th century with a resemblance to the Russian space satellite'Sputnik' that was launched in 1957.
The red, white and blue gemstones are a likely patriotic tribute to the US space program. The earrings are in very good original condition. Size & Measurements: The earrings measure 1 1/4 x 1 inches. Sophie Jane specializes in acquiring the most beautiful, interesting and collectible estate, vintage and antique pieces.
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- Vendio Counters are active content free. The item "Vintage Sputnik Earrings Mabe Pearl Gemstone Diamond 14k Yellow Gold Jewelry" is in sale since Thursday, June 11, 2020.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Retro, Vintage 1930s-1980s\Earrings". The seller is "sophiejanejewels" and is located in Woodland Hills, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.