These enchanting sterling silver earbobs are vinaigrettes, designed to hold tiny pieces of scented cotton that allow the wearer to float about in a perfumed cloud. Mesh globes twist open to accept the cotton. The globes are girded in silver rope detail. Filigree flowers grace the globes, fine springs dangle from their bottoms. The earring tops are delicate filigreed flowers. These earrings are screw backs. The screws have a fascinating mechanical construction that allows you to adjust the pressure on your earlobe. Truly a delight, romantic and unusual. Circa 1910.
Details.....These earrings have a 2" drop from the ear and measure 0.74" wide. In Very Good Vintage condition. You should always expect some wear on antique and vintage jewels, we consider it part of their charm.
Item number fj687.