Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering a pair of 14kt. yellow gold drop EARRINGS centered by oval, white on carnelian cameo busts of ladies circa 1870. Each cameo is facing in the opposite direction, a most desirable feature for cameo earrings. -Around each cameo is taille d'epergne black enameling. The cameos are bezel set and the frame around each cameo features engine turned gold work with serrated edges. The backs have shepherd's crooks. The earrings weigh 6.4 grams, are 3/4" around and are in excellent condition. The backs are not original to the piece.
The gold content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing.
Vivacious Victorian Cameo Earrings c. 1870