I have a pair of earrings. They were my mother's. They're yellow
gold plain lever backs with "white" stone drops, possibly baguettes
but could be octagons, 3x6mm. They're plain and pretty.
I think it's highly unlikely that they're diamonds, but who knows?
The stones are very white, almost but not entirely devoid of fire. I
can't see anything with my loupe that helps me to form an opinion;
there's something stamped on the wire, but for all I know it says
"Avon". :-) (Is Avon sold outside the US? If not, for those of you
I know this topic has come up before, but if I want to satisfy my
curiosity, how do I find someone who will look at these and tell me
what they are? What qualifications do I need to ask for? Is there a
directory somewhere online? Normally I'm willing to sleuth it out on
the Web; I'm swamped at the moment.
FWiW, if anyone has any specific recommendations, I'm
Christine in Littleton, Massachusetts