A wonderful pair of Aesthetic Movement shepherd's hook earrings crafted from sterling silver. The matched pair feature typical Aesthetic Movement motifs like the combination of naturalistic elements such as birds and water with structured rigid segments, fusing the two with a sense of balance. Heavily influenced by the orient, the Aesthetic Movement was most widely seen in decorative arts, jewellery and architecture during the second half of the 19th century. We would date the pair to circa 1870, the height of the Aesthetic Movement, and at the price are a wonderful addition to a jewellery collection without breaking the bank.
Marked - unmarked however have been XRF tested as sterling silver
Measures - 2cm Diameter (not including hooks)
Total weight - 9 grams