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Victorian Mourning Jewelry, Antique Button Earring - Gold and Black Edwardian Glass Button Earrings, Victorian Steampunk Jewelry by Compass Rose Design

Our antique button jewelry is made with genuine vintage buttons made between 1860 and 1920. This buttons would have adorned a coat or ladies dress and was saved and passed down through the generations.

Victorian and Albert had a deep love for each other. 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.

* Total earring length is approximately 2".
* I use nickel-free brass leverback earring hooks
* All items come in a gift box.

Compass Rose Design revives historic heirlooms into wearable art. Everything in our shop is handmade in our studio just north of San Francisco, California.

See the entire Compass Rose Design Jewelry Collection:

Steampunk Necklaces:

Steampunk Earrings

Steampunk Rings:

Victorian Style Necklaces:

Victorian Style Earrings:

Antique Button Rings:

Bracelets, Pins, Watches:

Compass Rose Design revives historic heirlooms into wearable art. We are a husband and wife team and have been a member of the Etsy and handmade community for 4 years. Everything in our shop is handmade in our studio just north of San Francisco, California.

SHIPPING & RETURNS: We typically ship our items 1-4 days from the date of purchase. Occasionally custom orders take longer. Tracking information is available for US shipments only. International orders typically take 10-15 business days and do NOT come with tracking information. A note to international buyers: The recipient of the merchandise will be required to pay the duty or VAT upon delivery. Due to import duty valuation adjustments and currency valuations, we are unable to provide an estimate for duty or VAT. Read our full policies for our no-hassle return policy. Thank you!
Creek Van Houten
Johnny Van Houten

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: victorian buttons, glass buttons, brass filigree setting, brass leverback earring hook
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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