Antique Victorian Era American Gold Tassel Drop Earrings

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Simple yet dramatic, these solely yellow gold earrings are all about the design. They remain sizable but light, exhibiting playful movement deriving from its tassel motif. These earrings were handmade in America in the Mid-Victorian era, fashioned out of 14k yellow gold with subtle leaf designs. A special piece of antique American style expressed in precious jewelry.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    USA
  • Date of Manufacture
    1890's Estate
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    2 in. W
    5 cm W
  • Seller Location
    Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Reference Number
    JU130204302614
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

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