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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 Belgian origin.
Style: Late-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. 1910
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Material: 18K yellow gold
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Technique: This jewel features a filigree decoration, which is in fact thin gold wire twisted into refined motifs, in this case elegant little balls. You can also notice the use of granulation on this piece. Granulation is a technique where the goldsmith uses very small balls (granules) of metal, which are not soldered to the piece but welded. Both techniques demand very high skills and precision from the maker.
Precious stones: Ten red strass (also called paste) as ruby imitation
20 natural half seed pearls
Birthstones: Ruby is the birthstone (or month stone) for July and pearl for June.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: height 5,46 cm (2,15 inch)
Weight: 7,20 gram (4,63 dwt)
Reference Nº: 18079-0140
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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