ART DECO TASSEL DROP EARRINGS WHITBY JET SILVER CIRCA 1920
A fabulous, long pair of Art Deco drop earrings featuring three long tassels which divide into three smaller strands making a wonderful cascade of nine tassels. Each strand is lined with deep black Whitby Jet beads which glisten beautifully in the light.
Whitby Jet is a type of brown coal, a fossilised wood from an ancient tree. It was brought to the attention of the world by Queen Victoria who used Whitby Jet as part of her mourning attire.
The earrings are complete with secure Sterling Silver lever back fittings. They are an extravagant pair and sure to catch the eye.
WEIGHT: 17.9 grams together
MEASURE: Width 22mm x Length 155mm / Strands measure 1.5mm across
METAL: Sterling Silver
MATERIAL: Whitby Jet
AGE: Art Deco, Circa 1920
MARKS: 925 stamp (Sterling Silver)
ITEM NUMBER: 19-761