SALE Antique Edwardian Chandelier Earrings, Silver & Wax Pearl Long Dangle Bridal Earrings. Circa 1900s.Add to Wishlist
Antique silver and wax pearl chandelier earrings dating to the Edwardian era. These long earrings are designed as pierced earrings with a little wax pearl set to the bottom. From there dangles a large fan shape filigree section from which strings of round pearls with a drop shape pearl at the end. Circa 1900s - 1910, British in origin.
Wax pearls are a type of faux pearl. They are made of wax with a pearlescent coating. They are hard and durable, made at a time when pearls were popular but expensive before cultured pearls became easily accessible.
Tested as silver, at least 800 silver, slightly lower than the modern standard of 925.
Measures7 cm / 2.75 inches long and are approx 1.8 cm / 0.75 inches wide.
Weigh 8.75 grams.