GEORGIAN CANNETILLE GOLD DANGLE EARRINGS

$1,600
GEORGIAN CANNETILLE GOLD DANGLE EARRINGS
$1,600
the story

Highly ornate, these 18k yellow gold earrings are divine! 

The bottom hanging portion are the oldest element.  Dating back to the Georgian era, circa 1820s-1830s, we believe them to be thread cannetille which were created from very fine threads of gold. Typically very lightweight, these are no exception.  Added later, a bale connects the top portion, most likely from the Victorian era.  They have great detail and match the bottom, older portions ornate feel.  They're hollow as well, keeping the whole piece light and easy to wear!

They're a great size and shape making them the perfect statement earring, and with their swinging movement, they catch the eye beautifully!  A perfect take on the all gold earring for those who love antique jewelry. 

the specs
Reference NumberR759
StyleDangle Earring
EraGeorgian (1714-1837)
DateLower portion; 1820s-1830s, top portion 1870s-1900
Metals18 karat yellow gold earrings; 14k yellow gold backs
Length (approximate inches)2.2"
Width (approximate inches)0.9" at widest point
Earring Backs (Backing)Post and Butterfly Clutch
ConditionFor their age, circa 1820s-1830s, they are in great antique condition. There is some wear and loss, but we do not feel this detracts from the overall beauty of the piece.
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