Victorian Gold over Silver Black Onyx Earrings

 

Hand crafted Victorian mourning earrings with black onyx faces.  These earrings were made exceptionally well.  12k yellow gold over 800 silver with no fading to front face and only slight silver show at ear wire attachment area.  The face flower accent is held in place firmly by two wire attached to the back (please view photos) and shows no wear, chips or cracks.  A maker's mark and silver fineness mark are stamped on the back of each earring.  Ear wire with closure are in perfect working condition with NO breaks or bends.  The floral motif and rope accent design clearly visible with NO wear.  A fantastic piece of history that can be worn daily in comfort.  Originally crafted in Germany as mourning earrings to show one's loss and grief.  Any lady with a love of days past will love having these in their jewelry collection.  

 

* 9k Yellow Gold over 800 Silver (stamped)
* Black Onyx Face
* 15/16" inch (right under a full 1") in length
* 9/16" inches wide
* Origin - Germany
* 4.88 grams
* c. 1880's - 1910

Victorian Gold over Silver Black Onyx Earrings

SKU: AM-200
$210.00Price