Pair of Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100969

Description

Each earring in this pair is composed of a round cabochon-cut agate set in a chased gold mount with a leaf border. The earrings attach with hinged gold ear wires.

Details

Descriptive Terms

earrings (jewelry)
agate (chalcedony)
Earring

Additional Identification Number

412

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5/8 x 1/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of William B. de las Casas

Accession Number

1931.62AB

Reference Notes

For more information on Victorian stone jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 513-528; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 57-95; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 246-253.

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