Victorian Mourning Button Earrings - Gothic Drop
Our antique button earrings are made with genuine vintage buttons made between 1860 and 1920. Elegant antique mourning button earrings with high Victorian botanical design set in brass Gothic style settings.
ABOUT VICTORIAN MOURNING BUTTONS:
With the death of Prince Albert in 1861, Queen Victoria adorned herself in black jet mourning jewelry, causing the rest of the nation to do the same. Since the petrified wood jet was expensive, black glass buttons came into fashion. Also the time of the Civil War in the United States, keepsake charms, lockets and other sentimental expressions of love and memory flourished throughout the Victorian era into the early 20th century.
MEASUREMENTS & MATERIALS:
* nickel-free brass earring hooks
* Total earring length 2" (5cm)
* All items come in a gift box