ANTIQUE VICTORIAN PERIOD NATURAL SHELL GOLD PIQUÉ CHECKERED EARRINGS c1870
A pair of antique natural shell earrings, with beautifully rounded designs and decorated with finely engraved and inlaid gold piqué crosshatch designs.
So pretty, very collectible & extremely wearable!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Some natural abrasions commensurate with age and use, one or two small chips to edges (nothing serious). Some wear to backs, of no consequence.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1870/80. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Faces 19 mm diameter (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 4.5 grams together.