Russian Imperial Enameled Ruby Red Slippers Earrings (with posts for pierced ears). New condition. Cast of Bronze is nickel free with 22k gold plate finish. Set with Austrian jewel cut gemstones. Comes in engraved satin lined gift box. The earrings pendants measure approx: .3/4" length.
***Historic Notes: The Hermitage Museum is in the Winter Palace, being two of St. Petersburg's finest Art Museums. The museum Collection Gift Shop currently offers many Easter Eggs, Pendant Necklaces, Jewelry & carved stone bouquets, all inspired by the majestic art of the 19th century, "in the style of Faberge", which their modern craftsmen now create. In decades past necklaces and other items by "I.F." (Igor, grandson of Carl Faberge) were also offered.*** Usually sold exclusively in St. Petersburg and Moscow Cathedral, Museum, and Palace gift shops, in Russia. ****