Victorian hoop onyx earrings

Antique black earrings made of black agate, onyx and 18k gold.


Victorian hoop onyx earrings in yellow gold 18 karats. Large pair of earrings composed of a ring of onyx in low part and a cabochon of onyx veined with white (called agate) in upper part. The two elements are linked by a yellow gold link. Victorian earrings, late 19th – early 20th century. Probably mourning jewelry, when women had to keep wearing dark colours for many months after the death of a beloved one.

The setting has been tested with 18 karat gold acids.

Diameter of the ring: 4.4 cm
Dimensions: 6.1 cm x 4.4 cm 

Note: ALPA fastening system, ear studs for pierced ears.
Condition : scratches of use

Weight : 17.93 gr

**The antique box is not sold with the item**

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Kind of jewelry

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Victorian hoop onyx earrings