The Victorians used black enamel on both mourning jewelry and everyday pieces for a gothic flair. When the Art Nouveau period emerged in the later part of the century, enamel was a frequently used design element in the nature-inspired jewelry of the time.
This example features gorgeous black enamel, in great condition, and adds class and character to any look and every collection.
Materials and Features: black enamel, sterling silver, pearls
Age/Origin: Victorian, c. 1860
Measurements: 22 grams, 6.75"
Condition: Excellent condition. Minor age-related wear.
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