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Pique jewellery is not only so unique but something that simply can never be reproduced today making them so much more special and here are a very beautiful pair of antique pique drop earrings from the Victorian era. (Click here to read a brief article on pique jewellery:Â https://www.kalmarantiques.com.au/articles/history-of-pique-jewellery/ ) These particular pique earrings date from the Victorian era and have the most elegant drop shape that is inlayed with such a fine and highly detailed pattern that leads up to the ball shaped pique at the top with a star pattern. Measuring 42.2mm in length, these are the perfect size to wear during the day and well into the night and are perfect with any outfit and occasion. Antique pique jewellery has always be popular and when these are adorning your ears it will be so easy to see why. Stock# ES8020 Circa: 1880 $Sold.
Jewellery from the 1940's Retro era has had such a massive resurgence in popularity, and it is no wonder when you see and admire these truly fabulous 18ct rose gold and platinum Retro era ruby and diamond earrings. Beautifully hand made in such a flowing design, jewellery of this era often used rose gold and being a higher carat than 9ct results in a softer tone of rose gold of that of 9ct. The rose gold beautifully highlights not only the design but also the beautiful rubies as well as the diamonds set into the earrings. In each earring are ten natural rubies as well as five diamonds and the rubies total 0.92 carats and the diamonds 0.32 carats. The sparkle from the diamonds highlights this fabulous era and are sure the make them noticed even more during the evening. Measuring 20.5mm by 15.7mm across, they are fitted on post and butterfly fittings that allows them to sit nice and close on the ear where they will continually get the admiration that they rightly deserve. These are a fabulous pair of ruby and diamond earrings from the Retro period and are sure to always impress those who see them. Stock# R480 Circa:1940 $Sold.
Antique jewellery is so often so unique and individual, and here are a lovely pair of antique sterling silver earrings highlighted with rose and green gold that are like no other. Dating from the late 1800's, these earrings have the most beautiful floral motif design which has a leaf pattern accentuated by green gold. Rarely seen, green gold was used in the late 1800's and the tone of green has a wonderful soft hue that was used brilliantly to highlight leaf designs such as can be seen here with these earrings. With a further elegant highlight of two rose gold bars on each side, these really are a pair of antique earrings that have so much detail and character. Measuring 17.8mm in diameter, the earrings are set with lovely long shepherd hooks that are very secure and wont fall out. Perfect for any time of the day or night, these antique earrings from the Victorian era are as versatile as they are elegant. Stock# ES6046 Circa: 1895 $Sold.
Here are a very attractive pair of antique sterling silver earrings from the Victorian era that are designed with an acorn pattern set into a very attractive circular design. The acorn pattern represented among other things, a long life for the wearer. Often seen in jewellery from the Georgian period and indeed earlier, it was the romantic Victorians who embraced this design in many pieces of jewellery. These lovely earrings have an acorn design on the front, followed by a lovely circular design and with each earring measuring 20.3mm in diameter they are perfect for daytime as well as the evening and will always look so elegant and stylish. These are a lovely example of genuine antique earrings from the Victorian era that will always be loved as well as having a wonderful sentiment behind them. Stock# T506 Circa: 1890 $Sold.
Here are a pair of museum quality antique micromosaic earrings from the 1860's that are just spectacular and destined for any lover of antique jewellery of exceptional quality. Micromosaic jewellery was made using incredibly small pieces of ceramics, glass or pebbles known as tesserae, and arranging the painstakingly over time into incredible works of art. There is such a difference between "tourist ware" micromosaic jewellery and ones such as these earrings which take micromosaic jewellery to a whole new level. Made in the mid-Victorian period of the 1860's, not only are these earrings is wonderful condition, but it is also a testament to the quality of artisans that went into making both the micromosaic panels as well as the earrings themselves. Set in 18ct yellow gold, each earring measures 20.2mm across at its widest section by 42.6mm from the bottom to the top. With the most delightful swan design in the centre, there is also a very attractive micromosaic section at the top. With incredible detail to the setting as well as the micromosaic sections, these are arguably one of the finest pair of micromosaic antique earrings around. Stock # ES7923 Circa: 1860 $Sold.
Pique jewellery is unto itself and is when gold or silver or even both materials are inlayed into another material, commonly tortoiseshell, and here is a magnificent pair of Victorian era antique double drop pique earrings. With such a wonderful geometric design to it, these earrings sit so well on the ear lobe and will no doubt continually be admired. Measuring 51.5mm from the bottom to the very top, these earrings have the magical way to make any woman walk tall with such a wonderful graceful elegance. Perfect for any occasion, these antique pique earrings are just divine. Stock# ES7798 Circa: 1880 $Sold.
Pique jewellery is a lost art where tortoiseshell was inlayed with gold and silver in the most intricate designs such as can be seen here in these Victorian era antique double drop pique earrings. Dating from the 1880's, the way that they were designed with two sections really adds to the elegance and sophistication and no matter day or night, there is little doubt that they will always be admired. Measuring 25.7mm from the bottom of the lower ball to the top of the smaller one above, or 34.3mm to the top of the shepherd hook by 13mm wide for the lower one, these earrings sit so well on the ear and are comfortable enough to wear all the time day or night. Pique jewellery is unto itself, and these antique pique earrings are just wonderful to wear and be admired. Stock# ES7753 Circa: 1880 $Sold Click here to see more antique pique jewellery: https://www.kalmarantiques.com.au/product-category/antique/pique-jewellery-antique/
In spectacular condition and destined to always be admired these 19th century 15ct gold antique garnet drop earrings are just divine. Dating from the 1880'sthe design is so captivating and each earring measures 15.4mm wide at the lower section by 45mm from top to bottom. The length of these earrings will make them stand out not only during the day but well into the evening. With a lovely colour to the gold, the garnet at the bottom of each earring adds an extra element and compliments the intricate work. It is incredible to think that these earrings were made to this incredible standard all those years ago. Antique earrings in this style and design and in this condition are becoming increasingly hard to come by, and these are just spectacular. Stock# ES2112 Circa: 1880 $Sold.
Perfect for any occasion, these 15ct gold antique turquoise and pearl heart earrings are just magnificent and are so comfortable to wear all the time. Dating from the mid-Victorian era of the 1870's, these earrings have such an elegant and stylish design that will always be admired. Measuring an elegant 38.3mm from the bottom to the very top of the hook or 29.4mm to the top of the ball above the pearls, these earrings also have such an elegant sway and fluid-like movement to them when being worn. With the heart at the bottom being not only so romantic, it is also set with three pieces of turquoise and one pearl. This very sweet heart design adds so much charm and character to the earrings and is just another reason why there is something so special about antique jewellery. With a further three pearls set above, there is little doubt that these earrings will always be loved, admired and cherished. Stock# T743 Circa: 1880 $Sold.
Antique ruby earrings are so hard to come by, so there is no doubt that these antique 18ct yellow gold ruby and diamond drop earrings will always be loved and admired from near or far. Hand made in 18ct yellow gold and dating from the early 1900's, these magnificent earrings measure an elegant 37.3mm in length by 8.7mm in diameter for the ruby and diamond cluster at the bottom. The rubies have such a fine red colour to them all, and the lower rubies total 0.80 carats and the rubies set onto the chain total 0.50 carats. The colour and transparency of these rubies is just amazing and seem to have a glow all of their own. And then with the nine European cut diamonds surrounding each ruby and the additional European cut diamond at the top adding a wonderful amount of scintillation, these diamonds come together to total 1.08 carats. The sparkle from these diamonds is just wonderful and will make these earrings continue to always be admired. Fitted with secure lever back fittings, these antique ruby and diamond earrings are just magnificent and a real treasure to find. Stock# ES7583 Circa: 1900 $sold
Here are such a stylish and elegant pair of antique Austro-Hungarian gold antique turquoise drop earrings that have such a regal look to them. Made in a lovely rich colour 14ct yellow gold, these antique earrings date from the 1870's and are set with a lovely piece of turquoise in the centre that stands out so beautifully. Measuring 4.8cm in length, at the bottom of each earring, the long drop sections move independently and give the earrings such a fluid style to them. Perfect for day or night, there is no doubt that these lovely earrings will continue to be loved and admired. Stock# T745 Circa: 1870 Sold
These magnificent antique Victorian era amethyst and rose cut diamond earrings will make any woman feel like royalty and wear them with pride. Dating from the 1880's, these antique earrings were made in 15ct gold and from the bottom to the very top measure a beautiful 5.8cm in length. Set in the centre is a round piece of amethyst and each earring is set with nine rose cut diamonds in the most attractive flower design. This flower design really adds so much charm and character to the earrings and shows just why antiques are as popular as ever. With lever back fittings to allow the earrings to sit just below the ear lobe, these earrings will no doubt always be admired and commented on. Stock# ES7326 Circa: 1880 $Sold.