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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.
Pique jewellery is unlike any other form of jewellery, and at its height in popularity during the Victorian era, some truly exceptional pieces of jewellery were made, such as these lovely antique pique drop earrings dating from the 1880'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/ Measuring an elegant 54mm from the very top to the bottom or 40mm from the top of the round piece of pique to the bottom by 7.7mm wide at its widest section, these are the perfect length that will allow them to easily be worn during the day or during the evening. The intricate design on each of the earrings really exemplifies the quality, craftsmanship and time that went into making these earrings all without any of the modern technology such as we have today. Absolutely stunning, these are a perfect pair of antique pique earrings for any occasion. Stock# ES8296 Circa: 1880 $Sold