Victorian Love Knot Earrings, 1880s Turquoise Paste Antique 9 Carat Gold Lovers Knot Dangle Earrings.Add to Wishlist
Antique Victorian era 9 carat gold earrings. Pierced kidney shaped ear wires are connected to a small shiny sphere. At the base of the sphere is a love knot with alternating textured and shiny gold wires bent together to form a knot. Set into the middle of each knot is a turquoise coloured paste. These earrings swing gracefully with the wearer. Circa 1880s - 1890s, British in origin.
One of the earrings has suffered a bit of damage during it's 130+ year life and has been repaired. It is missing one of the tubes sections on part of the knot. This can best be seen in the 4th photo, top earrings which is showing the back & side.
Not hallmarked, tested as 9 carat gold.
Measure approx 3.25 cm / 1.27 inches long by 1.35 cm / 0.53 inches at widest point.
Weigh 3.4 grams.