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Antique Pique Drop Earrings

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Ornate pique triple drop earrings with a star motif. Pique is tortoiseshell inlaid with gold and silver. The technique was initially brought to England by Huguenot craftsmen in the 17th century and became very popular during Victoria's reign.

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
    England
  • Date of manufacture
    Circa 1870
  • Dimensions

    H 2.63 in. x W 1.13 in.

    H 6.69 cm x W 2.88 cm

  • Seller location
    Baltimore, MD
  • Reference number
    JU130906251246

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