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In each of these 14K yellow gold Victorian pendant earrings from 1850, a cluster of filigree and seed pearls suspends a billowing leaf with three parallel veins of dwindling seed pearls alternating with lines of filigree. These stunning jewels have the timeless appearance of belonging to a princess of earth and sea and are now calling out for their new fashionista.
Antique jewelry object group: earrings long hanging
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Dutch origin.
Style: Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from the middle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era.
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Period: ca. 1850
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Material: 14K yellow gold
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Technique: Filigree (formerly written filigrann or filigrane) is a delicate kind of jewel work made with twisted threads usually of gold and silver or stitching of the same curving motifs. It often suggests lace and French from 1660 to the late 19th century. It should not be confused with ajoure jewellery work; while both have many open areas, filigree involves threads being soldered together to form an object and ajoure involves holes being punched, drilled, or cut through an existing piece of metal. (from: Wikipedia)
Precious stones: seed pearls
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Birthstones: Pearl is the birthstone (or month stone) for June.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: height 6,52 cm (2,57 inch)
Weight: 8,10 gram (5,21 dwt)
Reference Nº: 09177-4328
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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