Antique early Victorian orange carnelian and gold hoop earrings

Antique early Victorian era orange carnelian and gold hoop earrings

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Antique early Victorian era orange carnelian and gold hoop earrings

Each earring featuring seven round cabochon cut orange coloured carnelians individually millegrain rub over set in double rimmed box mounts set at an angle to display the stones to advantage. The hoops are fastened by an unusual hinged clip catch that has a loop to the top that could be used for attachment to a wig as was the custom of the era.

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20009731

Condition
Very good
Origin
Great Britain
Period
Early Victorian. 1837-1850

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Detail of Antique early Victorian era orange carnelian and gold hoop earrings

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26 Howey Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia (03) 9671 3955