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Antique 9ct Rose Gold Operculum Drop Earrings - 1916

Sale price$445.00 AUD

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Indulge in the allure of the past with these exquisite vintage 9ct rose gold operculum earrings.

Each earring features a mesmerising operculum, a fascinating organic gemstone with a rich history rooted in the Victorian era. Known for its protective properties against the 'evil eye,' operculum was treasured for its mystical allure. Also referred to as 'cats eye' or 'shivas eye,' this gemstone captivates with its unique patterns and unusual colours.

The warm and enchanting hue of the 9ct rose gold setting beautifully complements the natural beauty of the operculum. The lever back fittings provide both security and comfort, ensuring that these earrings can be worn with ease and confidence.

With their vintage charm and timeless appeal, these operculum earrings are more than just accessories; they are a symbol of protection, grace, and sophistication. Whether worn for a special occasion or as an everyday indulgence, they are sure to turn heads and spark conversations.

Each measuring approximately 1.4cm x 1.2cm

Drop from ear - 2.8cm

4.49 Grams

UK hallmarks to lever backs
9 / 375 / Anchor for Birmingham / ‘r’ ? For 1916 (very small hallmarks, we believe this is ‘r’ for 1916
A makers marks too small to read

Very good antique condition.  Lever backs work very securely and are strong and sturdy.  Operculum are unabraded, and retain a nice glossy finish.  Minor marks to gold only.

Please note boxes are for display only unless otherwise stated.   

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