novelty earrings forget me not golden sickle

Golden sickle and forget-me-nots

Herbarium Nr. 033 Scientific Name MYOSOTIS Common Name Forget-me-not Type Earrings Place London Date 1855-1873. Collected by Harry Emanuel Material Enamel, 625/1000 gold 15 k – Hooks 585/1000 gold 14 k Size 38,7 x 15 mm Total Weight 4,79 grams Condition Good. Hooks possibly added later Price 1950 EUR     A pair of enameled Victorian novelty earrings in the shape of a golden sickle combined with forget-me-not flowers. These earrings are clearly made by Harry Emanuel (1825-1898) from London. He took over his father’s jewellery business in 1855, working there as a goldsmith until 1873. He was mainly known for a patented…