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Simplicity & Versatility - Vintage Sterling Silver Torpedo Dangle Earrings. These lovely earrings are crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked STERLING. Featuring a Victorian Revival design, and quality craftsmanship. This particular design know as Torpedo earrings were very popular in the late Georgian and Victorian era. These earrings are for pierced ears and feature a classic shepherd hook wire. Dangling from the wires are beautiful simple and elegant drops. These Vintage earrings are versatile and perfect for everyday wear.
History: Silver was first found in large amounts around 5000 BC, when prehistoric people dug the first copper mines. ... Large-scale silver mining had developed in Anatolia by 3000 BC. This was to meet the demand from the first ancient city states, which used the metal as a common medium of exchange.
Weight: 3.60 grams
Date: Circa 1960