Italy, Florence, c. 1850
These delicate 18K gold antique earrings feature colorful mosaic floral compositions made from carved white and pink mother of pearl, red sard, and green marbles. The flowers are inlayed into a contrasting black slate background. The technique is known as pietra dura.
The drop shape mosaic panels are framed by miniature gold vines.
The earrings are in pristine condition.
Weight: 4.34 and 4.46 grams.
Total length with ear wire is 59 mm (2 1/4 in.)