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A pair of flowery Victorian drop earrings, Shepherd's crook closure, set with pearl and 18kt gold, circa 1880's in excellent condition... A touch of history.
Antique jewelry object group: earrings
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 Belgian 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. 1880
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Source of inspiration: Mother Nature (see also: flower symbolism)
Material: 18K bi-color (yellow and red) gold
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Precious stones: Two One half 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: width 0.92 cm (0.36 inch)
Weight: 1.00 gram (0.64 dwt)
Reference Nº: 11265-0030
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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