Victorian Enamel Pansy Triple Drop Earrings
Item No. EMV1001007
A pair of 14K yellow gold Victorian earrings featuring a circular plaque with a blue, white and yellow enamel pansy in a beaded frame, with three slightly graduated torpedo drops. Circa 1870.
Sentimental jewelry was extremely popular during the Victorian period. There was an emphasis on romantic motifs, especially those of butterflies and flowers. With several books written on the language of flowers, the idea that specific flowers represent specific sentiments was common and widespread. The pansy represented love and attraction.
2" from top of earwire