Antique lava carved gold earrings
Lava jewellery was a must souvenir among the Grand Tour Tourist of the 19th century in Italy. In different colours, always in classical subjects sometimes they achieved a masterpiece quality for the detailed hand-work engraving. Here we present an outstanding pair of antique lava gold earrings. A top quality hand-carving of Angel's heads full-round. They are hanging a little delicious amphora and two acorns ( a good-luck symbol ). Look the face, the cheeks, the hairs and the wings. It is a little carving masterpiece displaying expert hight relief workmanship in all the little details. They was part of a Grand Tour collection in Rome. 14K gold ( touchstone tested ). An old hallmark is on the hooks. Mid 19th century. From Neaples. In perfect condition.