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Late Victorian Black Taille d'Epergne Drop Earrings
Item No. EGV1200149
A pair of 10K rosy yellow gold late Victorian small drop earrings enhanced with black taille d'épergne. Circa 1890.

Taille d'épergne is French for "saving cut"; it is a type of enameling in which a design is engraved in a piece of metal and then partially filled with opaque enamel. Taille d'épergne was often done with black enamel during the Victorian period and is referred to as black tracery.
Total Length
1 1/4"