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These earrings are made with 3/4" glass domes, set in shiny silver, under which is featured Dewey Decimal numbers from vintage library catalog cards. I will select the numbers for you, and will include the cards the numbers were cut from so you know what books you're "wearing." Very cool gift for the librarian, bibliophile, or geek in your life!

Awesome gifts for new graduates of MLS and MLIS programs!

The numbers you receive will be different from the ones pictured here, and will come from books about LITERATURE. Just note if you want SILVER OR BRASS in your notes to seller at check out. If you want a different subject, or don't care which subject you get, check out all subjects and ready to ship earrings here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/writtennerd?section_id=10911760

I use a water resistant epoxy, but since one element of these earrings is paper, you should remove them before bathing or swimming.

Don't have pierced ears? I now offer clip on versions of these earrings!

LITERATURE - Dewey Decimal Vintage Card Catalog Silver or Brass Lever Back Earrings


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: silver settings, glass, epoxy, vintage library ephemera
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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