SOLD Victorian Silver Paste Horseshoe Earrings
These stunning earrings are from the Victorian period and are made from silver. Their main emblem is that of the horseshoe, known to be a symbol for luck and protection. The horseshoes are studded with fabulous paste stones and have a little dangle paste stone in a pinched collet setting in the center. They are completed by another clear paste in a pinched collet at the top. These earrings are in excellent condition and the pastes are very bright and vibrant, particularly as they are in open back settings.
Materials - Silver (tested), Clear Paste
Age - C1880
Size - The horseshoes measure 17.5mm square, with the earrings measuring a total of 30mm in length.
Condition - Excellent. Shepherds hooks could be a replacement to the original
Weight - 6.9g the pair.