ANTIQUE 15K GOLD CANNETILLE CARVED PINK CONCH SHELL CAMEO EARRINGS c1830
A pair of antique solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) earrings; with beautiful cannetille bezels and chain drops, set with pale pink-white conch shell cameos, hand carved to depict cherubs and a classical couple, probably Aphrodite & Adonis.
High quality, deeply beautiful & so collectable...wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. One or two faint hairlines/stresses, perfectly secure.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820/30. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Drops 51 x 19 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 9.9 grams together.