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Pique is the term given to jewellery that is made from tortoiseshell that was inlayed with gold and silver, and here are a very beautiful pair of antique pique drop earrings from the Victorian era of the 1880's. With the wonderful chocolate brown colour of the tortoiseshell that has the geometric design placed into it, each earring measures 41.1mm in length, or 48.8mm to the top of the shepherd hoods. So comfortable that they can easily be worn all the time, they will also look so beautiful when worn well into the evening for that special occasion. Pique jewellery is like no other and can never be found in reproduction jewellery making them even more special and unique. Click here to read a brief article on pique jewellery: https://www.kalmarantiques.com.au/articles/history-of-pique-jewellery/ Stock# ES8659 Circa: 1880 $2,350
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Pique is jewellery that is made from tortoiseshell inlayed with gold and silver and is a form of jewellery unlike any other, and here are a very long antique pique drop earrings dating from the Victorian era of the 1880â€™s. If you wish to learn more about pique jewellery, what it is, and how it was made, click here to have an article open up in another window: https://www.kalmarantiques.com.au/articles/history-of-pique-jewellery/ These pique earrings measure 6.1mm wide by 12.6mm in the length and are fitted on lovely secure shepherd hooks that allow the earrings to sway delicately and seductively. With such a magnificent and intricate design to them, these are a pair of earrings that will always be noticed and admired every time they are worn. Stock# ES8297 Circa: 1880 $Sold.
Antique pique jewellery is becoming increasingly hard to find today, especially earrings and especially ones that are both in great condition such as these very attractive antique pique drop earrings dating from the 1880's Click here to read a brief article on pique jewellery: https://www.kalmarantiques.com.au/articles/history-of-pique-jewellery/ With such a beautiful design, these antique pique earrings date from the 1880â€™s and measure 49.6mm in length or 62.3mm to the very top of the 18 carat yellow gold shepherd hooks, by 12.9mm wide at the widest section. With such beautiful detail in the gold and silver work, these earrings are so comfortable and easy to wear during the day and will continue to look fabulous in the evening. Antique pique jewellery is like no other, and these pique earrings from the Victorian era are just divine. Stock# ES8197 Circa: 1880 $2,200
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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/
So elegant and refined, these Victorian era antique pique drop earrings are just so elegant and are destined to be admired from near or far. Dating from the 1870's the detail in each earring is superb as is the condition of each earring allowing them to still be worn on a daily basis. 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: http://www.kalmarantiques.com.au/articles/history-of-pique-jewellery/ ) The detail of the inlay is not just on the front as it goes all the way around and from the very top of the shepherd hook to the bottom, this distance measures a very elegant 5.3cm in length and are sure to be noticed and admired whether they are worn day or night. These are such an elegant pair of antique pique earrings and are sure to be treasured and loved no matter the occasion or where they are worn. Stock# ES7287 Circa: 1870 $2,700
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