A Pair of Gold and Gem-set Floral Ear Clips by Cartier

Paris, mid-20th Century


comprising of five gold petals formed from fused yellow gold wires, each petal fastened via a hinge to the base so they open and close, the centre comprising of a bundle of gold stamen topped with brilliant cut rubies, emeralds, sapphires and diamonds, a foliate collar to the base connecting the flower heads to clip fittings.

Signed: ‘Cartier’
Numbered: 03804
French eagle’s head mark

Width (open): 3cm
Depth(closed): 1.5cm