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Victorian Elegance - Victorian 9K Gold Earrings. These lovely earrings are crafted from 9K yellow gold , tested. Featuring Victorian styling ( In the Etruscan Revival style), exquisite detail , and quality gold-work. These beautiful earrings are designed to be hollow, which makes the earrings light to wear. They are decorated around the entire earring, featuring gold facets, engraving, and repoussé type scrolls. The shape is an elegant extended tear drop, and the gold shimmers and dances in the light with movement. They are for pierced ears, and feature an ear wire with a catch, for added security. These delightful Victorian era earrings look stunning when worn. Truly a perfect gift or addition to any collection, which can be worn day or night, casually, or for any formal occasion.
Note: In history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from the 20th of June 1837 until her death on 22nd of January 1901. The era followed the Georgian period and receded the Edwardian period , and its later half overlaps with the first part of the Belle Époque era of Continental Europe. These earrings are an example of the Etruscan Revival design.
The Etruscans were an Ancient civilization living in Tuscany. The Victorians were known for making wonderful revival pieces. This Vintage piece is a fine example of Victorian Etruscan Revival Jewelry.
Measurements: Earrings (including ear wires) 40.00 mm x 11.00 mm
Weight: 1.30 grams
Date: Circa 1890