Created from ebony from the Schooner Dolphin which capsized off of Cuttyhunk, MA in December 1854, Antique piano key ebony face, angelique from Surinam and Martha’s Vineyard shipbuilders’ scrap. Paua abalone, mother-of-pearl, piano string copper, brass, nickel. Sterling Silver (USA) ear wire, finish from cow’s milk. The earring body is 1-7/16” long.
Handmade jewelry with provenance: The card backing lists materials used and explains some of the story. Postage included in price.