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Earrings

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Sapphires, diamonds, silver and gold

  • Credit Line:

    Cory Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.89A&B-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 22, shelf C, box 4 []

These earrings were possibly made from parts of an associated necklace. The necklace was adapted in the 1930s from a single row necklace to a double row, probably for Lady Cory.

Physical description

Necklace, sapphires in brilliant-cut diamond borders, open-set in silver, backed with gold.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca.1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Sapphires, diamonds, silver and gold

Descriptive line

Pair of earrings, sapphires in brilliant-cut diamond borders, open-set in silver, England, about 1850

Materials

Sapphire; Diamond; Silver; Gold

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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