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 on one section of the knot, and there is also evidence of soldering.
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.