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Antique Pique and Gold Hoop Earrings


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.


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    D 1.5 in.

    D 3.81 cm

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    1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
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    Baltimore, MD
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