Pair of Diamond and Emerald Convertible Earrings

platinum, the top sections of the earrings each mounted with two natural pear-cut diamonds, one weighing approximately 1.50 carats and the other weighing approximately 1.00 carat, with an approximate total diamond weight for both earrings of 5.00 carats, approximate color D-E and clarity VS1-VS2, the top sections also mounted with a round-cut and pear-cut faux diamond, together with a pair of emerald and diamond pendants mounted with pear-cut treated emeralds weighing approximately 21.00 carats in total, accented by marquise-cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.00 carats in total, approximate color J-I and clarity VS1-VS2, designed to suspend from the hidden hook on the backs of the top sections of the diamond earrings.
dia. section l. 7/8", overall l. 2-1/2", total weight 27.2 grams

  • Provenance: The Estate of Bonnie Bolding Swearingen, Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Notes: This lot is accompanied by a photograph of Bonnie Swearingen her wearing these earrings, with her husband John Swearingen and President Ronald Reagan, December 31, 1983, at a New Year's Eve party at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Walter Annenberg, inscribed and signed "Dear Bonnie & John - As always a great pleasure / Warm Regards, Ron, 8" x 9-1/4"; and another photograph of her wearing the earrings with Reagan at an unidentified black-tie event, 1980s 5" x 5-1/8"
  • Condition: **In overall good condition with minor wear consistent with age and use.

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