Markings : "Sterling" on the back of the earring backings, tested, and guaranteed. Gram Weight : 6.3 Grams. Shortest: 5.7 mm long and 2.0 mm wide. Longest: 10.4 mm long and 1.7 mm wide.
The stone(s) appear to be untreated, but we are not certified gemologists. Stone(s) have been tested and guaranteed using a professional Presidium Duo refractive, heat, and hardness tester. Stone Cuts : Smooth and polished cabochon.
Length: 0.78 (from top to bottom). Depth: 0.68 (including backing). Earring Backing Style : Screw back backings.Your jeweler can easily convert these to the preferred backing style you desire. For Pierced or Non-Pierced Ears : Both. Handmade during the Art Nouveau era. Created by carefully sowing thread through each salmon coral branch and attaching it to a clear button on the bottom of the each earring. Varying sizes of branch coral showcase a life-like swaying coral appearance.
These unique earrings sit on the ear nicely. This listing is for the item only. This was very true due to the gorgeous designs that came out of this period.
This era focused on women and the beauty of nature and the pieces were often large. Enamel was a common material used in Art Nouveau jewelry as the period was more about the importance of the design over the materials used to create it. The Art Nouveau period happened before the start of the first World War, when mass manufacturing took over the production of many products, including some jewelry. Salmon coral is harvested almost exclusively in the Mediterranean off the coasts of Italy, France, Spain, Algeria, and Tunisia.Salmon coral has widely been valued as the rarest and most beautiful of all coral types. During the Victorian era only the richest of the rich could afford to have this form of coral harvested and imported into Europe and North America. The item "Antique Vintage Nouveau 925 Sterling Silver Salmon Branch Coral Womens Earrings" is in sale since Saturday, March 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Earrings".
The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.