Vintage 1980s 9ct Gold Long Hoop Earrings

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Vintage 9ct gold hollow tube gold hoop earrings set in 9ct yellow gold. The earrings are light in weight and the perfect set to wear daily.


The earrings have a number of hallmarks indicating the piece was is set in 9ct gold, imported into the UK most likely from Italy.


HISTORY

Hoop earrings originated in Africa, dating back to Nubia, a civilization that existed in the fourth century in what is now present day Sudan, according to Yekaterina Barbash, associate curator of Egyptian art at the Brooklyn Museum. In ancient Egypt, both men and women wore hoop earrings. Source: NYT.com


HALLMARKS

B.B, 375, Scales (Common Convention Mark)


MEASUREMENTS

Height - 3.5cm / 1.3"

Width - 2.3cm / 0.9"

Hoop Width - 0.3cm / 0.1"

Weight - 2.79g


CONDITION

The earrings are in excellent vintage condition.


SKU

3343

Vintage 9ct gold hollow tube gold hoop earrings set in 9ct yellow gold. The earrings are light in weight and the perfect set to wear daily.


The earrings have a number of hallmarks indicating the piece was is set in 9ct gold, imported into the UK most likely from Italy.


HISTORY

Hoop earrings originated in Africa, dating back to Nubia, a civilization that existed in the fourth century in what is now present day Sudan, according to Yekaterina Barbash, associate curator of Egyptian art at the Brooklyn Museum. In ancient Egypt, both men and women wore hoop earrings. Source: NYT.com


HALLMARKS

B.B, 375, Scales (Common Convention Mark)


MEASUREMENTS

Height - 3.5cm / 1.3"

Width - 2.3cm / 0.9"

Hoop Width - 0.3cm / 0.1"

Weight - 2.79g


CONDITION

The earrings are in excellent vintage condition.


SKU

3343

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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.