Ebony from the Schooner Dolphin which capsized off of Cuttyhunk, MA in December 1854 at top and bottom, antique piano key ebony face, Angelique from Surinam by way of Martha’s Vineyard shipbuilders scraps on back. Paua Abalone, Mother-of-pearl, moon-on-water silver wavery line is aluminum roofing from a cow barn piano string copper, brass, nickel. Sterling Silver (USA) ear wire, finish from cow’s milk. Brass diamond is from a blackberry phone manufacturer’s surplus. The card backing lists materials used and explains some of the story. This is a handmade object.
Price includes postage. The earring body is 1-1/8” long