ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 14K GOLD ENAMEL PEARL GARNET EMERALD PASTE BRACELET & EARRINGS
An antique European, solid 14 carat gold (tests thereabouts, of heavy duty hollow construction) bracelet & associated drop earrings; beautifully made, the sprung bracelet with an integrated snap fastener, and applied decoration surrounding tiny seed pearl and emerald & garnet-coloured pastes. The earrings with later screw wires and vitreous blue & white enamel decoration.
Beautiful & very collectable...wearable too!
CONDITION: Generally very good. Slight signs of wear and shallow denting commensurate with age and use. A few nicks to stones. Earring fittings old replacements, some enamel loss to faces - please see pictures. We've had the missing pearls reset since the pictures were taken.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880/90. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Bracelet 6 ½ inches long, mm at widest point, earring faces 56 x 12 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. 25.0 grams together.