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Mid Victorian Daytime Earrings


Rules of etiquette were not the only standard of the Victorian era. Indeed, it was proper for the Victorian lady to wear gold jewelry during the daytime hours. Anything else i.e. precious gems and pearls was considered to be unacceptable and ill-bred behavior on the part of the wearer.

Naturalistic inspiration and classical interpretation fueled the fire of many jewelry designers of this period and this small two element pendant earrings reflects the impact of those perceptions. Hollow discs of 15k rose gold are embellished with a double flowerhead form centered with a small orb. Scalloped petals of the inner flower form a concave interior around the central sphere.

The outer foliate design is of a six-petal flower adorned with wirework. A small golden globe is set between each petal for balance and symmetry. The circular drop is suspended from original ear wires with an elongated oval finial. The hollow construction creates a remarkably light earring which is comfortable to wear for extended periods. Please note on the reverse at the bottom the registry mark which indicates the year of English manufacture as 1881.

Date: 1881.

+ Measurements, Condition & More

Measurements: 1-3/16 inches (3 cm) in length including ear wire by 5/8 of an inch (1.6 cm) at the widest. Weight of 4.7 grams (3.0 dwt) for the pair.

Hallmarks: British registry mark for 1881.

Condition: Excellent; slight dimpling to the reverse.

Origin: English.

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