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Victorian Acorn Earrings


These mid 19th century earrings are artful renderings of tiny acorns, a popular motif in the Victorian era that conveyed longevity and renewal. And because the mighty oak tree grows from the tiny acorn, it was also employed as a symbol of power or victory.


  • Materials

    14k gold (tests)

  • Age

    c. 1860

  • Condition

    Good - one acorn is perfect, the other has a dent on the back but the front is unblemished

  • Size

    3/4" length measured from the top of the ear wire





please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.