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Antique Victorian Piqué Earrings


Medium length antique earrings are a fashion necessity; Victorian piqué work is the collector's must. All original from the ear wires to the “O” fittings, this late 19th century pair of earrings showcases quality craftsmanship of the decorative technique of inlaying strips of gold into natural tortoiseshell. Yellow gold of 6k comprises the ear fitting.

Perfectly round orbs of a dark bittersweet chocolately brown laced with swirls of translucent caramel are the surmounts ornamented with the popular star motif. Suspended from each of these celestial bodies is a tear-shaped pendant drop with a Greek key design and honeycomb patterns all in classic piqué posé of gold. The underside displays the gorgeous template of color and marking that only nature can provide.

+ Measurements, Condition & More

Condition: Excellent

Measurements: 1-3/4 inches (4.3 cm) in length by ½ of an inch (1.2 cm) at the widest. This pair of antique earrings has a weight of 5.7 grams.

Date & Origin: Circa 1870 and is English in origin.

Note: Antique piqué jewelry displays the lost decorative art of inserting metal into a medium to form designs. For in-depth information please see our Jewelry History section.

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