Antique 18 Karat Gold Cannetille Earrings

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Fabulous cannetille 18K gold earrings made in Amsterdam by Gerdes & Pisort in the 1840's. Cannetille jewelry was based on a style of fabric embroidery that was adapted to precious metal. It is made with fine, twisted wire or thin sheets of gold. These earrings are an exquisite example of that beautiful work. The earrings measure 2 1/4" long and 5/8" at their widest. Wonderful to wear day or night. Not to be forgotten.

Details

  • Creator
    Gerdes & Pisort, Amsterdam
  • Of the Period
    Rococo
  • Place of Origin
    England
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    0.63 in. W x 2.25 in. L
    2 cm W x 6 cm L
  • Length
    2.25 in. (6 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Baltimore, MD
  • Reference Number
    LU2513050043
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