1854 Shipwreck Ebony & Piano Key Ebony Earrings ersw635



Created from ebony from the Schooner Dolphin which capsized off Cuttyhunk, MA in December 1854, piano key ebony, angelique from Surinam and Martha’s Vineyard shipbuilders’ scrap. Paua abalone, mother-of-pearl, piano string copper, brass, nickel, and cow barn aluminum round it out. Sterling Silver (USA) ear wire, finish from cow’s milk. The earring body is 1-1/8” long.

Handmade jewelry with provenance: The card backing lists materials used and explains some of the story. Postage included in price.