“Eugenie” pearls and gold earrings

$266

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Description

Elegant pair of Napoleon Bonaparte era drop earrings in 18 carat gold decorated with fine pearls. A pair of earrings that is both typical of the 19th century yet timeless, and easy to wear everyday.

  • Total length: 1,4cm
  • Weight: 1.1 g
  • Eagle head hallmark

This unique piece had a previous life in France.

The story: In the nineteenth century, most women owned a small pair of earrings called sleepers, as they could be worn to bed without the risk of damage.