These adorable Cat earrings were hand cut from a coin minted on the Isle Of Man in 1998. The Isle of Man started the series featuring cats back in the 1980,s and have been issuing a new cat breed on their coins every year sense than. The cat used on the 1998 was the Birman cat. We are just now offering this design as earrings as well as a pendant which makes a beautiful set. The earrings are plated in our 14 karat gold plated finish after being cut to enhance the cat on the design. The earrings are than mounted on high quality 14 karat gold filled ear wires.