Often you will come across jewellery from the Victorian era that takes your breath away such as these truly spectacular Victorian antique tassel drop earrings dating from the 1870’s. The antique tassel earrings are some of the finest that we have ever come across and look superb on the ear.
These earrings are in a neoclassical design that is so typical of the mid-Victorian 1870’s when this revival was taking place. Made in 15ct gold, the earrings measure an impressive 52.5mm in length from where the shepherd hook is connected to the top oval piece to the very bottom of the tassels by 16.4mm at its widest part and making these earrings even more spectacular is the fact that the entire tassel and chain swing freely of the outside making these antique earrings so captivating when you see these worn proudly on the ear.
The length of these earrings are magnificent and the way the tassels sways and the fine engraving is a true testament to the quality of what the jewellers of the Victorian era could achieve. The fine engraving along the length of the earrings as well as the fancy “cap” surrounding the tassels as well as the articulated tassels themselves just shows how much attention to detail went into making these earrings.
In total there are 13 tassels on each earring and the earrings are fitted on very nice long shepherd hooks. These antique tassel earrings will make the wearer feel like a Queen as they really a very regal pair and fine example of antique earrings.