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Victorian carved whitby jet torpedo drop earrings with 9ct gold hooks

Sale price£190.00
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Victorian hand carved Whitby Jet torpedo drop earrings c1860s

A very wearable, fairly petite pair of Intricately hand carved Victorian Whitby Jet earrings - Lovely and light in the ears, the Jet remains shiney and catches the light as they sway pendulum like in the ears

On the original gilt mount fittings and we have added the Victorian style hook fittings, hand made by our Jeweller in recycled 9ct Gold

Whitby jet is in fact fossilised wood -a surprisingly light weight material - collected even to this day in and around the coastline of the beautiful seaside town of Whitby (in North Yorkshire) - a hard and strong material that can be fashioned into beautiful items of jewellery -0f course popularised by Queen Victoria in her mourning period after the death of her Husband, Prince Albert in 1861

Weight: Combined weight grams

Dimensions: 37mm long, 7.5mm at the widest point

Condition: Very good condition. an aged patina to the original mounts, the jet is in very good condition without chips

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