Dolly Madison Earrings

Dolly Madison Earrings

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AMERICA c. 1800 From the collections of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum These blue glass earrings are adapted from a pair that formerly belonged to Dolley Madison, wife of James Madison, the fourth president of the United States. The simplicity of the earrings is typical of the early 19th century. Colored glass was widely used in place of precious gems. The DAR Museum, established in 1890, houses decorative and fine arts objects made or used in America prior to the Industrial Revolution. Materials: bronze with gold finish and blue glass Height 3/4", Width 1/2" Gift Box included

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Museum Reproductions/Discoveries Egyptian Imports

Museum Reproductions has been creating jewelry for the museum gift store industry since 1969. Our designs are influenced by jewelry and artwork found in museums around the world. We enjoy working hand in hand with museums, curators and other creators to make new pieces regularly. All our pieces ship with information about the inspiration behind the piece. Discoveries Egyptian Imports has been importing handicrafts and fine jewelry from Egypt for over 40 years. We have a network of vendors and artisans in addition to our own facility there. Our employees are as close to us as family and we cherish the relationships. We work hard to bring the best quality Egyptian made items - both handicrafts and our personalized jewelry.