Love, love, love these amazing antique Victorian Dutch Cannetille earrings. Cannetille in French means "sponged" for how the gold thread is worked. These earrings are so three dimensional with a gorgeous basket of flowers in the centers. The was the style originally in fashion in the countryside of France. It migrated to the Netherlands in the early 19th century and became very popular there. Fine gold wires or thinly hammered sheets of gold were made into tendrils, coils, scrolls or spider like rosette ornaments. Floral and shell motifs were very popular. Cannetille work was inspired by the beautiful embroidery done in the Netherlands and Belgium during that period and today. What an amazing pair of historic earrings, perfect for your wedding day or to wear and enjoy every day!

There are two oval discs of gold in the center which have a beautiful basket of flowers centered on each disc.
There are bands of twisted gold surrounding the discs. Beneath the discs are oval bands of gorgeous floral work surrounding the perimeter of each earring. Hanging from the bottom are two dangles of gold measuring 5/16ths of an inch. The earrings are set in tested 14K yellow gold, meaning they have 58.3% fineness of pure gold. The earrings have French wires which are so comfortable to wear. The earrings measure 1 inch from top to bottom 1 3/16ths of an inch fro the top of the wire to the bottom, and 1/2 an inch from east to west.

EG 506
14K Gold
Estate, Fine
1 3/16ths of an inch

Mayfair Estate & Antique Jewelry

Antique Estate Victorian Cannetille 14K Gold Earrings

$1,599 SALE
$1,899  16% Off 
You save $300

Add to Cart
Email Shop Owner

4 other shoppers are interested in this item

    Exquisite & Unique Estate Jewelry, Gifts, sold with Integrity. Always FREE Layaway up to 10 months!
    Glamorous Historic Recycled Jewelry! Free Domestic Shipping! Free Layaway! Make an Offer!


    since 2010

    USPS Priority Mail Small Flat Rate Envelope
    Insurance:$25.00 USD
    Est. Sales Tax:$0.00 USD
    Shipping to: USA

    Mayfair Estate & Antique Jewelry

    Barbara View Location Phone Email Shop Owner Visit Mayfair Estate & Antique Jewelry on Facebook
    St. Paul , MN This Shop is rated Gold - 100 or more sales Gold Ruby Lane Exclusive since 2010