C.1870. A beautiful pair of Victorian cut steel earrings of ‘snowflake’ motif. Cut steel jewelry was introduced in the Georgian era around the mid-1700s. This particular type of jewelry is made with polished steel-faceted studs to create a beautiful, dazzling diamond effect. Cut steel was fashioned into many ornaments: jewelry, buttons, shoe buckles, etc. The finer cut steel studs date back to an older period. Throughout the Victorian age, cut steel jewelry continued to be a very popular choice of adornment.
These earrings look spectacular when worn with their striking and bold appearance. The cut steel facets sparkle brightly. The gold ear wires are 15k gold.
Size: Approximately 35mm x 35mm
In very good condition without any rust.