• Vintage 1940s Ballerina Silver Drop Earrings
  • Vintage 1940s Ballerina Silver Drop Earrings
  • Vintage 1940s Ballerina Silver Drop Earrings

1940s

Vintage 1940s Ballerina Silver Drop Earrings

£95.00 GBP

Details

Vintage 1940s dancing Ballerina earrings set in sterling silver by Italian jewellery designer Joe Calafato. The earrings were originally brooches converted into drop earrings. On the back of the earrings it has two hand engravings saying 'Marlene' and 'Maurice'.

 

The earrings have the makers mark 'STER SILV' 'CANDIDA', this mark was used from 1947-1951.

 

Sicilian born Joe Calafato, designed and manufactured jewellery in Pretoria, South Africa for 20 years. Joe used the makers mark 'Candida' and became a prolific designer in South Africa known as the 'King of Silver'.

 

HALLMARK

Ster silv

Candida

 

ERA

Vintage, 1940s

 

MEASUREMENTS

The earrings measures 2.5cm / 0.9" in height and 2.5cm / 0.9" in width.

 

CONDITION

The earrings are in excellent vintage condition.

 

SKU

3324

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