Magic Beans?

Splendid diamond earrings with 2,20 ct white diamonds in gold, around 1990

Do you know the story "Jack and the Beanstalk"? In the English-speaking world, it is one of the best-known fairy tales and tells of Jack, who lives in great poverty with his widowed mother. A cow is their only possession. When one day the cow stops giving milk, Jack has to sell it at the market. On the way there, he meets a shady merchant who talks him out of the cow in exchange for some magic beans. The horrified mother fears that her son has fallen for a swindle and sends Jack to bed without supper. Overnight, however, the beans grow into a huge beanstalk that seems to reach all the way to heaven. The next morning, Jack climbs this huge vine and finds himself in a magnificent castle inhabited by a violent giant and his wife. Jack steals numerous precious treasures from there in the following days. However, when he climbs down the beanstalk again, the terrible giant follows him. However, the cunning Jack manages to cut down the tendril with an axe in time and thus brings himself to safety. Jack and his mother finally live happily ever after on the riches they have captured. Perhaps the old fairy tale inspired the designer of these earrings? Made of high-carat gold, the earrings actually show up in the form of two beans each, set all over with precious diamonds, as if they were treasures from the castle of the giant described above. There are a total of 120 diamonds of about 2.20 ct and white color with good clarity. The pair found its way to us from Hanover and is a tongue-in-cheek gift for all ladies who love fairy tales.

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