There is something so special about the many styles and designs of antique earrings and there is something even more special about the feeling that you get when wearing a genuine pair of antique earrings and in this section you will be able to browse at just some of the antique earrings that we have for sale.
Antique earrings are always sought after, and at Kalmar Antiques we love to get on our hands as many as we can find.
From antique Victorian and Edwardian earrings that are set with or without gemstones, women the world over have always loved to wear that special pair of antique earrings.
Many antique earrings will be in a drop design sometimes with a tassel that dangles so elegantly and all antique earrings will have that extra special attention to detail that often can’t be found in many modern earrings.
Antique earrings feel so special to wear and many antique earrings although well over 100 years old are still made in a design that is so easy to wear on a daily basis.
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More commonly cameos are found carved from shell, whereas these cameos are hand carved from sardonyx which is a naturally layered material of white and the lovely warm burnt orange colour.
Made in 15ct rose gold, the colour of the gold matches so well with the colours from the sardonyx and it really makes these antique cameo earrings stand out even more.
Each earring is also set with 2 pearls to add even more charm and character to them.
Measuring 25mm across at the widest part in the centre by 38.5mm from the bottom to where the shepherd hook is attached, the size of these earrings really stand out so well day or night.
The shepherd hook fittings at the back are also nice and long making them very secure to wear.
Antique cameo earrings are becoming increasingly hard to come by as it only takes the loss or damage of one to make them obsolete and these earrings are not only still together well after 140 years but are also in superb condition.
Circa: 1870 (Victorian)
Made in 9ct gold around 1880 these lovely antique earrings are measure 1cm wide by 4.2cm in length and are the perfect size to wear all the time day or night and always not only look good but feel so comfortable on the ear as well.
At the bottom sits a lovely tassel that is quite different from the foxtail link that was often used at this time and even the three small balls at the end of each link is not simply plain and round but looking closely you will see that they are facetted to reflect the light magically.
Antique earrings are just so special and unique and no matter how well modern earrings in an antique design are made, they quite often miss that something special that is found in antique jewellery including antique earrings, and these are a very attractive and very easy pair of antique earrings that can always be worn and will always be admired.