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Fabulous Victorian Irish Sterling and green Connemara marble cabochon earrings are being offered for your consideration. These exquisite earrings are in excellent vintage condition and are signed, Irish Sterling, with the markers mark J S and the Irish hallmarks for Sterling, Dublin and the date code 'P' for 1885! The beautiful Connemara marble of the Emerald Isle is found in no other place on earth and it has been popular for its beauty and traded for financial profit since ancient times; prized worldwide.
In the history found on the sterling charts we find that a, J S, silversmith registered, as a such, in Dublin in the 3rd quarter of the 19th century and the marks on the back of these earrings bare the J and S along with the stamp of, Hibernia, for sterling, the crown and harp, for Dublin and a capital, P, for 1885. The earrings also have a very finely manufactured pair of screwback mechanisms that diffidently appear to be original to the earrings, now in the United States the screwback mechanism was not patented until 1894, so we are sure there are probably doubters among readers as to their age, but certainly a number of findings came to USA from across the pond to be patented after their use had existed in Europe for some time, the most widely known is the story of Coro's duette. We will only submit what is found on the earrings and that they do appear to be genuine. Ahh, the mysteries of jewelry of history!
Now as any good book would read: Back at the ranch; the backs of both earrings were hand polished to read the markings and assure ourselves the findings were original; the fronts were left in their gorgeous original dramatic oxidation state, again we apologize, with the exception of the sealing edge around the cabochon as we wanted to attempt to make sure they were original and could detect no damage to the sterling 'beading ring' (not sure that is the correct term) it too appears to be original, undisturbed and undamaged. Each earring measures 18 mm or 3/4 inch in diameter and 1/4 inch proud. On the earrings threaded screwback adjustment portions, one will not extend all the way to full extension, but adjusted enough for a comfortable fit on my plump lobes, not sure if this is a 'fault' or just a matter of each screwback being hand wrought. Light surface scuffs is all we can detect on close inspection. Some mom, wife, fiance or just plain lucky lass / lassie will be wearing these with pride, only wish there were more ... alas ... just one pair! (H035)
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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver / Green, Size: sizes please see the Description
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Stellar VICTORIAN Earrings of IRISH Sterling 'n Green Connemara Marble c.1885
$124 USD SOLD
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