A Pair Of Victorian Archaeological Revival Drop Earrings
A pair of Victorian gold archaeological revival drop earrings, each earring consisted of a sphere, suspended by a cone, bearing twisted-rope and bead decorations, suspended by two graduated spheres, all to a shepherd’s hook fitting, 18ct yellow gold, circa 1880, measuring approximately 5.2 x 1.4cm, gross weight 10.9 grams.
A gorgeous pair of yellow gold Victorian earrings. These earrings were made in the archaeological revival style, which became popular in the nineteenth century as treasure of the ancient world were unearthed. These earrings feature a decorated gold cone from which is suspended a gold ball. Archaeological revival jewellery has experienced a recent surge in popularity and has been paired with evening gowns on red carpets around the world.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.