Our enchanting Dutch button earrings are the perfect example of a hidden history in plain sight!
This early 19th century button from the South Western region of the Netherlands is at the center of traditional Dutch coral and filigree jewelry The filigree techniques speak to the collision of cultures that was Holland, reaching back centuries before arriving in the Netherlands with Sephardic escapees from religious oppression in Portugal and Spain. In a world before easy travel and railroads, each region developed its own style and regional dress.
- Sterling silver earring hooks
- Total length: 1 1/3"