LOVELY ANTIQUE VICTORIAN NATURAL SHELL GOLD & SILVER PIQUÉ DROP EARRINGS c1870
A pair of antique natural shell drop earrings, decorated with finely engraved & inlaid gold and silver piqué work.
Most distinctive, very collectible & so wearable!
CONDITION: Generally good. Slight signs of wear & abrasions to shell commensurate with age and use. A few old repairs visible around fittings. Wires silver replacements, easily improved.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1870. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 55 mm long overall (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 12.3 grams.