• Antique Victorian Japanese Gold Filled Button Earrings
  • Antique Victorian Japanese Gold Filled Button Earrings
  • Antique Victorian Japanese Gold Filled Button Earrings
  • Antique Victorian Japanese Gold Filled Button Earrings
  • Antique Victorian Japanese Gold Filled Button Earrings

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Antique Victorian Japanese Gold Filled Button Earrings

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Details

Antique Victorian drop earrings featuring beautiful carved leaves. The earrings are gold filled. The earrings was originally buttons from a luxury Japanese silk jacket imported from Japan and sold in Harrods during the Victorian era. We have taken this piece and transformed it into beautiful drop earrings.

 

The earring wire is 9ct yellow gold and the earrings is gold filled. The piece is gold filled which means it has a thick piece of gold over a base metal, gold filled items are better quality than gold plated. For a piece to be called gold filled the gold content of at least 1/20th the total weight of the item, the horseshoe has 12/20th's.

 

ERA

Victorian 1837 - 1901

 

MEASUREMENTS

The earrings measures 0.9cm / 0.3" in diameter with a drop of 2.6cm / 1".

 

CONDITION

The earrings are in excellent antique condition.

 

SKU

3270

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Antique Victorian Japanese Gold Filled Button Earrings

Such an innovative idea having been part of a luxury silk garment from the earlier part of the 20th century they look more expensive than they really are as well as being one-of-a-kind in their individuality.