These unusual antique Victorian drop earrings circa 1870's are actually bezel set with the backs of real Egyptian scarab beetles! Scarabs were regarded by the ancient Egyptians as a symbol of resurrection and immortality and became a subject of fascination during the Victorian era as a motif for jewelry. These exquisite earrings have kidney earwires, and are crafted in finely detailed 15K gold with with a rich antique patina. In wonderful condition, these wonderful antique earrings are heirloom quality, with the unique iridescent luster that is characteristic of only a genuine scarab beetle.
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