Antique Pique and Gold Hoop Earrings

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Bold Victorian pique hoop earrings of tortoiseshell inlaid with gold. The technique for making pique was brought to England by the Huguenots when they were expelled from France in the late 17th Century. Pique jewelry blossomed in the late 1800's.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    England
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    1.5 in. L
    4 cm L
  • Length
    1.5 in. (4 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Baltimore, MD
  • Reference Number
    LU251902962
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