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Victorian Pearl & Paste Flower Earrings



These modest Civil war era earrings required a lot of labor to make. The seed pearls were strung and sewn onto pierced mother-of-pearl bases. Miraculously, they've remained together and in their original leatherette box.


  • Materials

    base metal ear wires, strung seed pearls, mother of pearl base plates, green paste

  • Age

    c. 1860

  • Condition

    Very good - the epoxy used to secure the strung pearls has yellowed a bit in some places

  • Size

    3/4" x 3/4"

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please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

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