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Georgian Paste & Turquoise Colored Button Earrings


The concept of “being green” and recycling is not just a recent innovation of the last several decades. Quite often when pieces of jewelry fell out of favor during the Georgian era, they were “converted” or the materials in the jewel re-used in the crafting of a new more fashionable piece.

Here we have a great pair of early 19th century earrings that began life as cuff or a similar type of button. The cluster form, so beloved in jewelry is realized in turquoise glass and clear sparkling pastes foiled and set closed back into a traditional silver setting, Modern day 14k yellow gold ear wires have been added to transform the humble button into a pair of smashing antique earrings.

+ Measurements, Condition & More

Measurements: 13/16 of an inch (2.1 cm) in length by 5/8 of an inch (1.5 cm) at the widest 1/4 of an inch (0.6 cm) in depth. This pair of antique earrings has a weight of 4.9 grams (3.2 dwt).

Condition: Very good; modern 14k yellow gold ear wires; back has been polished a bit; one clear paste is chipped on one edge and some have very light wear visible with magnification.

Date & Origin: Circa 1810 – 1820 and is possibly English in origin.

Overall Scale: Small to medium

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