An attractive pair of Montrose agate earrings hailing from the late 19th century Scotland, c1880! The highly collectible antique earrings are made of sterling silver and feature Montrose agate inlays throughout the design. The striking banded blue-gray colored agate stones originate from the renowned agate-bearing location; Montrose in Scotland in the 19th century. Hence the name of this particular agate! The high polished and varying darker and lighter tones of the Montrose agate amalgamate beautifully. The silver is adorned with a textural hand engraved pattern... adding a further decorative charm to this wonderful pair of antique earrings! Each oval shaped dangle sways elegantly from an upside down tear-shape topper which also features a Montrose agate inlay. Resting to the back of the topper is a simple shepherds hook attachment. The back is plain. No stamps are sighted to the earrings, a test indicates sterling silver.
A bonnie pair of Scottish earrings from the 19th century, perfect for the avid Scottish jewellery lover.