Pair of Antique Victorian Bog Oak Earrings
Pair of Victorian Bog Oak 3" Earrings Circa. 1870 Ireland
Irish bog oak aka. bogwood earrings. Bog oak is a fossilized oak wood found in peat marshes in Ireland. It was used extensively to make mourning jewelry during the Victorian era. Carved by hand, these were always a desirable product. They are black in color and appear to be hardly ever worn.
We have added silicone backs to prevent the possibility of loss
Each earring measures 3 inches long with ear wire. 1/2 inch wide, at its widest. Weight is 13.7 g. 8.8 dwt
In pristine original condition