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The Aesthetic artists rejected Victorian materiality, morality, conformism, and industrialism. They promoted pure beauty and “art for art’s sake”. According to Aesthetic Movement jewelers, art had to be considered only for its beauty and not for its social, moral, or political message. They worshiped beauty. In reaction to the industrialization, they promoted craftsmanship for all types of art.” 

Here is one beautiful pair of Victorian Aesthetic movement earrings! Tops are 10ct gold, the backs and weight are in brass with 10ct ear wires.


Materials and Features: garnet paste, brass, 10k gold tops, 

Age/Origin: Aesthetic Movement, American, c. 1890

Measurements: 1.20", 5.4 grams

Condition: Excellent condition. Minor associated age wear.  

Please view and inspect any photos closely. We endeavor to fully disclose all condition information clearly and concisely, however, please note that what qualifies as excellent condition for historical jewelry differs from modern and contemporary pieces; please take the age of the piece into account when examining the piece. Minor age wear is typical and to be expected for antique and vintage jewelry. Unless otherwise stated, gemstones have not been officially graded for color, clarity, or treatment by GIA; any information provided is our own educated, professional assessment.

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