Schooner Dolphin Earrings (N)


Ebony from the Schooner Dolphin which capsized of off Cuttyhunk Island, MA in December 1854, Purpleheart (Central America) from a retired shipwright’s scraps.  Black mother of pearl, paua abalone, mother-of-pearl, copper from antique piano string windings, brass and nickel.  Cows milk finish.  This handmade item comes with a card that offers some of the story and a list of materials used in it.  Earrings have US made sterling silver ear wires.