SOLD Victorian Forget-Me-Not Enamel Knot Earrings
A stunning pair of earrings in their original state. The earrings date to the Victorian period, c1860, and are made from 15ct gold. They have been made in the style of an infinity knot, said to represent everlasting love as the knot never ends. This was a common motif in the Romantic period. Enamelled on the front of these beautiful knots are little forget-me-not flowers, adding to the romantic theme. The knots of the earrings alternate between a texture and plain giving the earrings an eye-catching look and the earrings have their original tops; quite a rarity nowadays.
Materials - 15ct Gold (tested), Enamel
Age - C1860
Size - Knots measures 15mm in diameter. Earrings length is 23mm from the top of the ball on the hook to the base of the knot.
Condition - Knots are excellent. Tops are damaged in places, but this does not detract from the look or security of the earrings and is noted for accuracy only.
Weight - 4.35g the pair.