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Fabulously Faux - Vintage Retro Gold Plated Metal Creole Hoop Earrings. These attractive earrings are crafted from a gold plated base metal. Featuring Retro styling, and lovely detailing. The earrings are in the form of a creole Hoop design. They have a wonderful raised pattern and beautiful shape. They are for pierced ears, and feature a post and lock system. They open and close well. The earrings look stunning when worn, great for day or night and so versatile!
History: Creole earrings is a style of hoop earrings that comprise of a hoop that has an inconsistent thickness and/or is elongated in shape. This earring style is most commonly seen in oval shaped earrings, however, there are times where you may come across a triangle or another shape.
It's thought that the Creole earrings were originally crafted in New Orleans, Louisiana, and over time, they were distributed to be sold around the world. The name 'Creole' was actually given to the style because it only originated from a very specific cluster of people African Americans.
Measurements: Earrings 30.00 mm x 24.00 mm
Weight: 5.40 grams
Condition: Excellent Note: Pristine
Date: Circa 1980