Enchanting Victorian pique double hoop earrings, crafted circa 1890s, feature 9K gold wires with ivy leaf designs of gold and silver. The dangling double hoop earrings boast a mesmerizing inlay of gold and silver along their softly curved, graduated hoops, topped off with a band of gold. Both hoops converge into an oval top with pierced hook ear wires, showcasing remarkable craftsmanship and character. This wonderful pair of antique earrings displays the finesse of the beloved pique technique, brought to England by the Huguenots in the late 17th Century and thriving in the late 1800s. Truly a masterpiece of Victorian jewelry!
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Materials: 9 Karat Yellow Gold, Sterling Silver
Measurements: 1.75 inches from the top of the wire to the bottom of the drop. The largest hoop is a tad under .75 inches wide.
Weight: 2.8 grams together
Condition: Very good condition no chips or nicks, and two tiny round pique missing. Extremely well cared for throughout the ages.