Victorian era Ruby and Diamond Earrings

Lovely ruby cabochon and rose cut diamond earrings.  Once part of a larger piece, they have been converted into stud earrings. The rubies are certified to be of Burmese origin, with no treatment. They are estimated to weigh approximately 5.7 carats in total weight. The diamonds are set in silver on gold, typical for the period.  English in origin. Circa 1880.

 Gold posts and earring backs. Measure .50" in diameter.