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Rare Georgian Black Vauxhall Glass Earrings

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SKU: 4885

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These rare Georgian black Vauxhall glass earrings are such a unique find. Not only are these earrings highly collectible and sought after in the antique jewellery world, these earrings will add a touch of Gothic glamour to your outfit.

Originating within Vauxhall gardens, Vauxhall glass is steeped within British jewellery history, dating back to the early 17th century. Crafted for its highly reflective sheen, Vauxhall Glass is mirror-backed unlike other antique glass jewellery, which is why it is so striking! What a wonderful pair of earrings, instantly connecting you to its late Georgian heritage.

Item Details:

ERA:  Late Georgian-Early Victorian, c.1830-1840.

MEASUREMENTS: Earrings 26mm long from the top of the hooks. 
Vauxhall Glass 22mm long x 16mm wide. 
Weight: 2.4g. 

MATERIALS:  Base Metal, Vauxhall Glass.

HALLMARKS: Test as base jeweller's metal throughout. 

Condition:

VERY GOOD-GOOD: These rare Georgian black Vauxhall glass are in great condition for their age. Each glass piece is secure, with no major signs of wear to their glossy surface. Of course, as these earrings are almost 200 years old, there is some general minute wear, however, we are confident that if you treat them right and with care, they can bring you many more years of joy.