Vintage 1960's Enamel Koi Fish Earrings

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Vintage 1960's enamel Koi fish earrings. These unusual earrings features orange and yellow enamel set into an Koi fish, the body of the fish moves as you wear the earrings. The earrings most likely came from China as a souvenir from the 1960's traveller, a true vintage Chinese export. The earrings have a matching pendant.

 

The earliest ancient legend of the koi fish dates 533 B.C. The legend says Chinese philosopher Confucius was born a son in 533 B.C, King Shoko of Ro presented him with a black carp, as a gift. According to legend all modern day koi and their bright colours are from the black carp given to Confucius by the king. In general the koi are believed to give you good fortune, success, prosperity, longevity, courage, ambition and perseverance.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The earrings measure 3.3cm / 1.3" in drop and 1.2cm / 0.4" in width. The post of the earrings are yellow gold.

 

CONDITION

The earrings are in excellent vintage condition. 

Vintage 1960's enamel Koi fish earrings. These unusual earrings features orange and yellow enamel set into an Koi fish, the body of the fish moves as you wear the earrings. The earrings most likely came from China as a souvenir from the 1960's traveller, a true vintage Chinese export. The earrings have a matching pendant.

 

The earliest ancient legend of the koi fish dates 533 B.C. The legend says Chinese philosopher Confucius was born a son in 533 B.C, King Shoko of Ro presented him with a black carp, as a gift. According to legend all modern day koi and their bright colours are from the black carp given to Confucius by the king. In general the koi are believed to give you good fortune, success, prosperity, longevity, courage, ambition and perseverance.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The earrings measure 3.3cm / 1.3" in drop and 1.2cm / 0.4" in width. The post of the earrings are yellow gold.

 

CONDITION

The earrings are in excellent vintage condition. 

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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