Victorian mourning gold earrings

Antique 18 karat gold earrings with black glass. Jewel from the 19th century.


Victorian mourning gold earrings in 18 karat rose gold (750/1000). Charming antique earrings adorned with glass plates of Paris (imitation jet and onyx), circled with gold. The glass is smooth and shiny, beveled on the edges. Antique sleepers, jewel of the late 19th century. One can think that it is a jewel of mourning: during the 19th century women had to observe long periods of mourning and were only allowed to wear black, grey, then purple.

Eagle head hallmark

Dimensions : 17 x 9.6 mm
Dimensions of the plate : 11.4 x 9.6 mm

Note: system of sleepers with breaks. The loops attach from the back of the lobe. For pierced ears.
Condition : scratches from use

Weight : 1.12 gr

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

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Kind of jewelry

Boucles d'oreille anciennes en or

Victorian mourning gold earrings