Featured Help with marks on a pearl earring please

Discussion in 'Jewelry' started by nifflertreasures, Mar 27, 2019.

  1. The marks on this single pearl earring have me stumped after hours of searching for a match, any ideas please? 20190324_095327.jpeg WIN_20190324_10_06_53_Pro.jpg 20190324_095358.jpeg WIN_20190324_10_05_16_Pro.jpg WIN_20190324_10_06_37_Pro.jpg
  2. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    good effort with the photo's !!! :happy:
  3. silverthwait

    silverthwait Well-Known Member

    LOL! Yes, indeed! What I see is a frog. Saying "Ribbett!"

    I never Could read signatures!
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  4. i need help

    i need help Well-Known Member

    Did you use a loupe? The one on the right looks like a star in a circle, but I can’t see what’s on the left.
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  5. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    I see a five pointed star as well. If it only were six pointed.... I can't make out the other mark.
    The style looks 1960s-early 70s, with that Brutalist circle. The omega-backed stud is used by some quality makers, never on cheap stuff.
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  6. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    Star in a circle is Italian, as I recall.
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  7. The mark on the left is an indented 81 in an irregularly shaped stamp, the right is a 5 pointed star. The metal is gold colored but tarnished slightly with a brownish color.
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  8. KSW

    KSW Well-Known Member

    Could it be an 18?!
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  9. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    Italian 18 ct hallmark, I'll bet.
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  10. quirkygirl

    quirkygirl likes pretty old things

    I thought Spain used a star hallmark ... trying to find one of my pieces to check ...
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  11. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Agree with age. Could certainly be Spain. Widely worn there then.

  12. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

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  13. Thank you everyone for your ideas! I will test for gold and silver when I get the chance, maybe that will help me figure it out. :shame:
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