Vintage 9ct 1970s Gold Ornate Ball Creole Hoop Earrings

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Vintage 1970s hollow hoop earrings set in 9ct yellow gold. The earrings have a number of hallmarks indicating the piece is set in 9ct gold from Italy. 


Founders Carlo Zucchi and Leopoldo Gori founded the Italian jewellery house UnoAErre in 1935. The earrings have a number of marks, the makers mark 'Unoaerre' alongside '375' indicating the earrings are set in 9ct gold. The earring were made in Arezzo, 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


ERA

Vintage, 1970s


HALLMARKS

1 Star AR, 375, UnoAErre


MEASUREMENTS

Diameter - 1.7cm / 0.6"

Weight - 1.33g


CONDITION

The hoops are in good vintage condition. 


SKU

3394

Vintage 1970s hollow hoop earrings set in 9ct yellow gold. The earrings have a number of hallmarks indicating the piece is set in 9ct gold from Italy. 


Founders Carlo Zucchi and Leopoldo Gori founded the Italian jewellery house UnoAErre in 1935. The earrings have a number of marks, the makers mark 'Unoaerre' alongside '375' indicating the earrings are set in 9ct gold. The earring were made in Arezzo, 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


ERA

Vintage, 1970s


HALLMARKS

1 Star AR, 375, UnoAErre


MEASUREMENTS

Diameter - 1.7cm / 0.6"

Weight - 1.33g


CONDITION

The hoops are in good vintage condition. 


SKU

3394

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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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