ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CARVED NATURAL SHELL GOLD & SILVER PIQUÉ EARRINGS c1870
A pair of antique natural shell earrings, with finely carved designs, central drops and decorated with engraved & inlaid gold & silver faced piqué decoration. With later silver gilt screw wires.
A rather wonderful pair...so collectible & immensely wearable!
CONDITION: Very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Wires old replacements.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1870. Wires stamped '830'.
DIMENSIONS: Faces 30 x 16 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. 2.5 grams together.