Early 1800s Silesian Wirework Mesh Earrings, Converted 14K Gold Wires
Steel Wire, Brass, 14K Gold Wires
1820-30s Components, New 14K Gold Wires
Total Drop: 1"
Very Good. Recently restored with new 14K wires. Found as earrings, but probably components of a bracelet originally.
A rare pair of Silesian wirework earrings made from a finely machined steel mesh set into an oval frame. Silesian wirework was made in the early 19th century, as part of a larger trend to wear steel jewelry as a sign of patriotism during the Prussian uprising against Napoleon.