These 18k gold and silver hoop earrings by Arman Sarkisyan are a wearable work of art. They feature his signature starburst design and intricate craftsmanship rarely seen in today’s jewelry. Each starburst has a central oval rubellite (one measures 7.75 x 5.90 mm and the other measures 7.90 x 6.00 mm) surrounded by 26 full-cut diamonds set in blackened silver - this offers nice contrast to the diamonds.
The earrings have a combined diamond weight of 0.50 carats. Their average color is G-H-I and their clarity is SI. The rubellites are approximately 1 carat each. The 18k gold hoops have a nice hand engraved scrolling foliate that adds additional interest and detail. These earrings are hallmarked for the designer, Arman Sarkisyan, and have a combined weight of 18.10 grams. They measure 1-5/8 inches x 5/8 inches.
Arman Sarkisyan is an a renowned contemporary jewelry designer. His father was a master jeweler in Armenia and Russia with a career spanning 53 years. Arman learned jewelry design and craft from his father and has been creating jewelry for almost 30 years. Arman’s work has been internationally recognized and is worn by connoisseurs as well as Hollywood’s elite and those who love beauty. His jewelry juxtaposes old-world technique - like hand engravings and milgrain- with modern aesthetics, creating pieces having many details to appreciate.