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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.
Here are a stunning pair of antique pique drop earrings from the 1870's that will continue to look so divine when worn from the day into the evening and will always be admired every time that they are worn. PiquÃ© jewellery is a style of jewellery that is simply like no other and can never be reproduced today. PiquÃ© (pronounced pee-kay) is a technique where the tortoiseshell was inlayed with gold or silver or sometimes both in a wonderful intricate style that combines so well in colour when set into the chocolate brown of the tortoiseshell. ( Click here for an article on pique jewellery: https://www.kalmarantiques.com.au/articles/history-of-pique-jewellery/ ) On the top ball there is a ball design that leads down to the main section which is just exquisite and full of detail. Every side has been given the most wonderful attention from the front to the sides and the detail is nothing short of extraordinary. The combination of both gold and silver work so well set into the tortoiseshell and even 140 years later, these earrings are still in superb condition. From the very to of the shepherd hook to the bottom, this distance measures an elegant 8cm in length and they have such a fluid sway to them when worn. These antique pique earrings are just spectacular and sure to always be admired. Stock# ES7286 Circa: 1870 $Sold.