Victorian Tortoise Shell Pique and Silver/Yellow Gold Earrings

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About

Just the right length, measuring 2.25 inches from the top of the wire to the tip of the drop, these earrings are a feminine and whimsical antique treasure. Devotees of antique jewelry adore the "pique" technique and fine examples of these earrings are becoming rather scarce.
Silver and gold flowers are pressed into the tortoise shell in this long abandoned technique unique to the Victorian era.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    Victorian
  • Condition
    Excellent antique condition
  • Dimensions
    2.25 in. W
    6 cm W
  • Dealer Location
    Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Reference Number
    JU121102302419
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

Typical response time: 18 hours

Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

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