Castlecliff Sterling and Vermeil Insect Earrings
This is an adorable pair of clip-on insect earrings made by Castlecliff in the 1950s. They are sterling silver which has been dipped in gold. This process is called vermeil. The body of the insect is made out of a carved piece of pink glass. The eyes are pink rhinestones. The back the earrings are marked, "Castlecliff" on one side and "Sterling" on the other side.