A very fine pair of Hardstone Cameo Drop Earrings mounted in 18ct Yellow Gold, English, Circa 1870 - 80

A very fine pair of Hardstone Cameo Drop Earrings mounted in 18ct Yellow Gold, English, Circa 1870 - 80 - image 1
A very fine pair of Hardstone Cameo Drop Earrings mounted in 18ct Yellow Gold, English, Circa 1870 - 80 - image 2

A very fine pair of Hardstone Cameo Drop Earrings mounted in 18ct Yellow Gold, English, Circa 1870 - 80

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A very fine pair of 18ct Yellow Gold (tested) Hardstone Cameo Drop Earrings. The Oval Carnelian Cameos are Gold mounted and each carry a finely carved portrait of a Classical Lady and are suspended from Etruscan Revival style articulated pediments with a Gold "Rope Twist" designs to each of the Lozenge frames. The Earrings have gold "Shepherds Crook" style fittings (each with a safety catch).

English

Mounts Circa 1870-1880, Cameos earlier.

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item details
Origin British
Period 19th Century
Style Revival
Etruscan
Condition Excellent
Materials Yellow Gold
Main Gemstone Carnelian
Main Gemstone Cut Oval Cut
Carat for Gold 18 K

Product REF: S5436