Queen Victoria loved her Stuart history and loved Balmoral Castle, and as she was so influential in fashion and jewellery, it is not surprise that she made Scottish jewellery so popular.
These earrings date from the late Victorian era of the 1890's and were made in 9 carat rose gold. Each are set so with red jasper and bloodstone in such an attractive design that is complimented further by having a round cabochon cut bloodstone set at the top that leads to the shepherd hooks.
Each earring measures 13.6 across by 16.3 or 33.9mm in total from the bottom to the very top, and thanks to the wonderful colours in the earrings, they will be perfect to wear with any outfit.
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Antique Scottish earrings
Antique Scottish earrings dating from the 1890's. These antique earrings are each set with jasper and bloodstone.
Did Queen Victoria wear Scottish agate jewellery?
Queen Victoria loved her Stuart ancestry, and made Scottish agate jewellery popular in the late 1800’s. Also known as pebble jewellery, antique Scottish jewellery set with agates so often displays those wonderful natural earthy tones.
When was the Victorian era?
The Victorian era was from 1837 until 1901. Until Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Victoria was the longest ruling monarch in British history. Queen Victoria was influential in not just politics, but also fashion. After Prince Albert died in 1861, Queen Victoria went into a perpetual state of mourning. During this time until her death, she wore only black, and popularised mourning jewellery.
Where is the best antique jewellery store in Sydney?
Kalmar Antiques in the Queen Victoria Building have been dealing in antique jewellery and watches for over thirty five years. With a large range of jewellery from the Georgian, Victorian and Art Deco eras, right up to today, there will always be something for you.
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