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Rare Edwardian Duck Egg Blue Earring Box, Carrington & Co

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SKU: 8408

Description:

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Connect yourself to British royalty with this rare Edwardian Duck Egg blue earrings box. Stamped to Carrington & Co, the prestigious jewellers to King Edward and Queen Alexandra, this box is a delightful slice of history. 

Whether bought as a collectable or as a box to keep your precious earrings safe, this box will be a smart addition to your vanity set. Due to its size, we highly recommend only storing studs or small drops to its centre. 

Item Details:

ERA: Edwardian (1901-1909). 

MEASUREMENTS: Box 54mm long x 38mm wide x 20mm deep.
Weight: 16.7g. 

MATERIALS:  Teal Blue Leather, Cream Satin, Duck Egg Blue Velvet. 

HALLMARKS: "Carrington & Co, To His Majesty The King and Her Majesty Queen Alexandra 130 Regents St".

Condition:

VERY GOOD: This rare Edwardian duck egg blue earring box is in superb condition. This piece is quite the find, as many Carrington & Co boxes have been lost to history. One of Carrington's most notable achievements for the royal family is creating the Dorset bow brooch for Queen Mary (1867-1953) and resetting the Cullinan Diamonds. Carrington & Co no longer trades today, so really this is something special! Not to mention, the box itself is in great nick, with the gorgeous blue leather in wonderful condition and with no major scuffs or scratches. The interior does naturally show some signs of wear, but this is nothing to worry about and you can still add small pair of earrings of your choice. Why not check out our Edwardian earring collection to see if any take your fancy?