These earrings are great! Probably from the 1940's-1950's - it is amazing they have survived! Yes they are not perfect - you would not expect them to be - but for their age they are in good condition. I have replaced the tops. Just the thing for sunny weather - or a holiday! See full description on my web site - www.gillianhorsup.com - ref: 2500 B116/9 - price £55.