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Victorian Faceted Onyx Sphere Earrings

$675

Dating to 1880, these sophisticated late Victorian earrings feature faceted onyx pendants suspended from gold ear wires. These earrings were most likely made to compliment a bereaved woman's mourning attire. The wearing of color may have been a no-no in the early stages of mourning, but accessories were a must in the Victorian period, no matter the tragedy.

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  • Materials

    14k gold (tests), onyx

  • Age

    c. 1880

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    5/8" length measured from the top of the ear wire

Victorian

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VictorianEra

18371901

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.