Antique Victorian 15k Etruscan Revival Urn Earrings
Details: An absolutely striking pair of 15 carat yellow gold Etruscan Revival urn earrings with an elongated shape and wonderful geometric handles with detailed filigree. Urns are typically a symbol of mortality as well as representing abundance as a decorative vessel for holding water or wine. This symbol is seen throughout many different cultures and time periods. The gold has developed a wonderful soft patina over time and the earrings are in very good condition, light weight and incredibly chic on the ear.
The Etruscan's were an influential ancient civilization that reigned Western Italy during the 8th-2nd centuries BC. Classical themes inspired the Etruscans to create beautiful, intricately crafted fine jewelry and objects for their nobility. Much of the ruins were excavated during the Georgian and Victorian Eras and a treasure trove of antiquities were found. The Victorians were especially enamored, re-creating timeless pieces in homage to these beautiful ancient treasures. These revivalist earrings are an excellent example of this.
Measurements: The length is just under 2 1/4". The total weight is 8.2g.
Origin: English, c. 1875.
Originating from the 18th century to the late 20th century, Metier’s estate jewelry collection is culled from sources around the world with a discerning eye. We feature highly coveted and collectable pieces of singular beauty that are rich with history and lost-art forms of craftsmanship that are precious beyond the materials that embody them.
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