Original nineteenth-century Bohemian (Czechoslovakian) drop earrings composed of dark burgundy rose-cut garnets arrayed in a flower-like cluster suspended from a single garnet in yellow gold with wire backs.
Bohemian Garnet - During the reign of Charles IV of Luxembourg, the garnets were referred to frequently in epic literature and in medical and astrological books called Lapidaries. In the legend �Life of St. Catherine�, the garnet is described to symbolize human virtues and placed amongst the finest gemstones.
A rare pair of extra-long and lovely original nineteenth-century Bohemian Garnet drop earrings. Each earring features a deep burgundy-red cabochon pear-shape garnet freely swinging inside a frame of faceted round garnets. A smaller faceted pear-shape garn