Featured are a striking pair of ruby and diamond stud earrings made of solid 18kt yellow gold. Each earring exhibits a round cut 4-prong set natural precious ruby displaying an intense purplish red hue and each weighs about 1/2 carat. The rubies color is further intensified by the halo of round diamonds around each one. There are 10 round brilliant cut shared-prong set natural diamonds in each earring. They are extremely well-matched in both color (I-J) and clarity (SI1-SI2) and weigh about .60 carats total. The earrings weigh 3.6 grams and they have single friction back posts and butterfly backs. Their earring face measures 9.60mm and their depth measures 4.40mm. The earrings were made in the 1980s and are spectacular condition.