Created from ebony from the Schooner Dolphin which capsized off of Cuttyhunk, MA in December 1854, Honduran rosewood from a violin maker’s scrap, 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.