Antique Victorian earrings ear pendants and pendant set / parure. 15ct gold, turquoise, pearls and some silver. Made in England, circa 1860. <P><P>
Measurements: Pendant is approximately 1 1/2 inches (3.75cm) long, including the loop. Earrings are approximately 1 1/2 inches (3.75cm) long, not including the wires. Combined weight is 14.3 grams. <P><P>
Description : Flower-formed surmounts beneath small gold balls, in textured gold with a turquoise in the center. They are attached to the upper border of the round bodies of the pendant and earrings, all outlined by twisted wire goldwork. A broad gold central ring is adorned with ribbons of gold, folded over itself and embellished with more filigree. A minute braid of gold filigree forms the inner border surrounding a half globe of turquoise cabochons set in silver with a star at the apex and pearl at the very top. <P><P>
The workmanship is excellent. The combination of turquoise and bright gold is stunning. An exceptional set sure to attract compliments and suitable for every woman and every outfit. <P><P>
Marks: As is to be expected of English jewelry of this period, there are no hallmarks. Gold was acid tested to ensure metal purity. <P><P>
Condition: Good with negligible wear commensurate with age and use. Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer.
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