Mid century modern brutalist terminated purple amethyst point sterling silver earrings 925 vintage
Stunning Brutalist artisan made amethyst earrings. This style became popular in the 1950's. The sterling silver work is stunning in person. You can see the Brutalist influence on the setting. The terminated pointed amethyst points are held into the cage drop earrings. The stones are set tight into the earrings though there are some gaps in the sterling in the way that it was made as seen in the pictures. Amethyst have natural swirls and inclusions in the stones. Good vintage condition. Silver has been kept with original patina. Stamped 925 on the loops of each earring.
Acid tests positive for sterling silver.
Earrings measure 2.5 inches tall and 0.75 inches wide.