Antique 18ct Yellow Gold Victorian Etruscan Revival Earrings (Independent insurance/retail replacement valuation included with purchase $3850.00 AUD)

Fabulous and heavy 8.5 gram earrings crafted in yellow gold throughout dating to the Victorian era and styled in the Etruscan manner.

The large central round drops (tested as 18ct gold) feature the most stunningly detailed open flowers inset to a round decorated beaded frame and then to the border which has fine cannetille beads around the circumference.  Solid gold backs (tested as 14ct gold) enclose the verso of these discs.

Suspending these glorious floral discs are ‘balls’ also decorated in tiny cannetille beads and these have been XRF tested as 18ct gold and both feature shepherd hook ear wires (which test as 15ct gold).

Not unusual in times gone by different carats of gold have been used for various parts of these earrings.  Only by XRF testing do we know the specifics details of these superb earrings!

Strikingly beautiful in the ear these rare and hard to find earrings will not disappoint.

STONES
None
MEASUREMENTS
Round floral discs 1.53cm
Drop
WEIGHT
8.5 Grams
MARKS
None
Tested to mainly 18ct gold
Hooks tested to 15ct gold
Backs of discs tested at 14ct
(See Valuation)
CONDITION
Very good antique condition. Gold is lovely and bright.  Cannetille decorations is in very good to recent antique condition.  Minor surface marks to  highly polished backs of central discs, insignificant.

Purchase Summary

Laybys available on all items $400 and over. Contact us for more details.

All our items are antique or vintage unless otherwise stated. Condition will be described, it is the responsibility of the buyer to read descriptions and view photos.  Please refer to our guide Caring For Antique & Vintage Jewellery for more details. 

Prior to purchase, please view our Purchase Guide & Return Policy. All purchases within Australia will be sent via express post as a complimentary service.  International rates apply.  Please view our Shipping & Delivery Policy for more details

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