Vintage Alpaca silver mother of pearl and gem chip set teardrop earrings. Formed from Alpaca silver with mother of pearl flowers and tiny turquoise and coral gem chips set in enamel, teardrop shaped design. Suitable for pierced ears with fish hook backs.
Alpaca Silver, is not ' REAL ' Silver, that' s how its commonly referred to and known. It is made from alloy of Zinc, Iron, Copper and Nickel. It has properties like stainless steel and will not tarnish or rust, plus its hypoallergenic.
Earrings measure approx 5.3cm ( from the top of the hooks ) by 1.1cm at widest points.
Hygienically cleaned, supplied with new silver plated fish hook backs.
Stamped Alpaca to the back of each earring.
Very good condition.
Circa 1990's - early 2000's.