Early Victorian Cut Steel Floral Earrings

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Early Victorian Cut Steel Floral Earrings
Early Victorian Cut Steel Floral Earrings
Early Victorian Cut Steel Floral Earrings
Early Victorian Cut Steel Floral Earrings

Early Victorian cut steel earrings, in asymmetrical floral drop motif. Beautifully preserved with a bright gray sparkle. English in origin. Circa 1840.

2" in drop length.

Cut steel was an effective substitution for early rose cut diamonds. Its popularity endured well into the 19th century as it was considered appropriate for second stage mourning adornment.

Early Victorian Cut Steel Floral Earrings
Early Victorian Cut Steel Floral Earrings
Early Victorian Cut Steel Floral Earrings
Early Victorian Cut Steel Floral Earrings