Georgian or Early Victorian long pendant earrings with enamel made in Belgium 1830
- About the artworkAbout artwork & ArtistGeorgian or Early Victorian long pendant earrings with enamel made in Belgium.
Antique jewelry object group: earrings
Country of origin: Belgium
Style: Pre-Victorian- ( styles overview)
Period: ca. 1830 (events and facts in 1830)
Material: 18K yellow gold- ( precious metals)
Technique: Enamelling is an old and widely-adopted technology. The ancient Egyptians applied enamels to pottery and stone objects. Theancient Greeks, Celts, Russians, and Chinese also used enameling processes on metal objects. Enamel is the colorful result of fusing powdered glass to a substrate by firing, usually between 750 and 850 degrees Celsius. The powder melts and flows and hardens to a smooth, durable vitreous coating on metal, glass or ceramic. According to some sources, the word enamel comes from the High German word smelzan (to smelt) via the Old French esmail. Used as a noun, "an enamel" is ausually small decorative object, coated with enamel coating, such as a champlevé or a cloisonné (different techniques).
Hallmarks: Illegible remains.- ( general hallmarks info)
Condition: excellent condition- ( our condition scale)
Dimensions: height approximately 6.71 cm (2.64 inch)
Weight: 2.90 gram (1.86 dwt)
Reference Nº: 09177-4317
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