In the Suffragette colors of White, Purple and Green..these pretty Victorian Revival style dangle earrings are fashioned from Sterling (marked 925) silver.
With hooks for pierced ears they feature a white faux pearl, pastel purple Amethyst and pale green Peridot..all securely cabochon set.
The sparkling purple and green stones are open backed to allow extra light to reflect their lovely colors.
Measuring 1 3/8" excluding the bale, the stones are original and the Earrings are in very good Vintage condition.
Women's Suffrage (the campaign for the right for women to vote) began in earnest in the late 19th century. From 1908 the British Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), led by Emmeline Pankhurst, adopted the colors..white for purity, Amethyst purple for dignity and green for hope, which they used for banners, badges, flags and rosettes, as well as incorporating the colors into their jewelry..
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