Composed of 900 sterling silver. The earrings have flower shaped motifs. Beautiful filigree bead work with cut-out swirl designs adorn the earrings.
Complete with clip-on backings for secure wear on pierced and un-pierced ears. 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. Filigree metalworking is a delicate form of art and has been found as early as 3,000 BC in Mesopotamia. It was perfected by the Phoenicians and Etruscan civilizations between the 6th and 3rd centuries BC. It involves stamping out a design in metal and hand bending and twirling threads, combined with tiny beads, until a final motif emerges. It is reminiscent of lace and considered one of the most difficult metalworking processes.
Filigree is still a very popular technique in India and Asia. The item "Antique Vintage Art Nouveau 900 Sterling Silver Filigree Floral Earrings 5.5 g" is in sale since Saturday, September 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Earrings".
The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.