Dogwood earrings €2350

Herbarium No. 137 Scientific Name CORNUS Common Name Dogwood Type Earrings, original screwsystem Place Newark, USA Date Approximately 1920 Collected by A. J. Hedges & Co. Material 585/1000 gold 14 ct enamel, natural pearl Size 26,2 x 21,7 mm Total Weight 12,2 grams Condition Good Price 2350 EUR In the later decades of the 19th century, Newark, New Jersey, was considered to be the USA capitol of jewellery. The growing wealth of the new middle-class in America created a demand for affordable and wearable items.  The Newark group of manufacturers, which numbered 200 at its peak, was producing 90% of…