The box contained a pair of earrings - delicate filigree in white gold with sparkling diamonds.
The rhinestone earrings she had on were fine, but the rubies gave a pop of color that complimented the outfit beautifully.
The ornaments are beads, earrings, brooches, rings, bracelets, &c., thickly studded with precious stones.
Diamond earrings completed the set.
She took a pair of pear-shaped ruby earrings from her huge reticule and, having given them to the rosy Natasha, who beamed with the pleasure of her saint's-day fete, turned away at once and addressed herself to Pierre.