An outstanding example of Archaeological Revival jewels in the 19th c, each remarkable, sculptural cameo sports an inverted crescent atop her swirling mass of honey’d auburn curls, identifying the subject as Diana, goddess of wisdom + the hunt.
This extremely rare pair of warm tortoise earrings draw the eye of every onlooker, with their entirely three-dimensional construction.
Materials & Features: tortoise cameo
Age/Origin: English, Victorian, c. 1870
Measurements: 2.25" in length, 6.43 grams
Condition: Excellent condition.
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