Earrings - Hand-Dyed Vintage Mississippi River Pearl Buttons

La Mere de la Perle in Lapis Earrings

Our original La Mere de la Perle earrings are a perennial customer favorite so we decided to re-create them using hand-dyed pearls in lapis blue and white to celebrate bright summer beach days.

The pearls were manufactured between 1908 and 1964 from Mississippi River mussel shells. Read more on our Buttonology Blog:Mighty Mississippi River Pearls.

In this piece:

  • Four tiny white Lady Washington pearl buttons, hand-dyed on the stovetop in our Louisiana studio
  • Two brass filigree stampings made in the USA in vintage dies
  • Two tiny Austrian crystals
  • Nickel-free & lead-free brass euro wire closures
  • Hangs 1 7/8”

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