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Diminutive Gold-Filled 'Torpedo' Drop Earrings, Gold-Filled Earwires, Victorian, Civil War Appropriate - Affordable Elegance

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I enjoy making jewelry using materials and motifs that were popular in the 1860s.

These gold-filled/gold-plated 'torpedo' drop earrings are a versatile accessory. They are petite and lightweight and gold goes with everything.

Please also note the simple earwires which harken to the style of the mid-1860s era. The antique example in the photo illustrate how basic the wires were in the mid-1800s.

"Torpedo" and "drop" are terms used to describe dangle or teardrop earrings in the Victorian years.

"Of jewelry, it is not now the fashion to wear precious stones, except upon occasions of high ceremony such as a wedding, or in honor of a very distinguished guest." Arthur's Home Magazine, June 1860

Wear this pair of earrings to round out your Victorian ensemble or complement your modern attire.

If you order multiple items from my shop, I will combine shipping.


5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by purvisschmidt
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 3, 2018
Lovely and delicate little earrings - can't wait to wear them! Super-fast shipping.
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Reviewed by Susan Kuhn
5 out of 5 stars
Mar 27, 2018
Cute, light, small acorn earrings.
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Reviewed by Karen Largent
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 20, 2018
Gorgeous earrings! You can't do any better than southernserendipity for your hairnets and jewelry for the reenactor!!!

Thanks so much for making these especially for me!!!
Reserved for Karen

Reviewed by Alyssa
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 16, 2018
Absolutely beautiful! Thank you, Holly!
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Diminutive Gold-Filled 'Torpedo' Drop Earrings, Gold-Filled Earwires, Victorian, Civil War Appropriate - Affordable Elegance

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Gold filled findings, Gold filled earwires
  • Feedback: 127 reviews
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