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Victorian Mermaids Malachite Cameo Earrings

Victorian Mermaids Malachite Cameo Earrings

$1,800.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1870

A cool and unusual pair of Victorian earrings featuring hand-carved malachite cameos that depict mermaids. The oval cameos are mounted in Etruscan Revival style mounts; modelled in 15 karat gold and featuring applied ropework borders and later added ear wires.

STONES 

Malachite

MEASUREMENTS 

3.1 x 1.5cm

WEIGHT 

5.8g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, some solder visible to the back of the applied gold border

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