Earrings - Vintage Hand-Dyed Mississippi River Pearl Buttons

Angora Earrings

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The baby blue vintage pearl buttons featured in these earrings were hand-carved from Mississippi River mussel shells by the American Pearl Button Company of Washington, which operated between 1908 and 1964.

We lovingly hand-dyed the pearls on the stovetop in our Louisiana design studio.

READ MORE > Mighty Mississippi River Pearls, Buttonology Blog.

In this piece:

  • Two hand-dyed mother-of-pearl buttons, circa 1950
  • Antiqued brass stamping made today in the USA in vintage dies
  • Small brass flower stampings made today in the USA vintage dies
  • Nickel-free & lead-free brass kidney wire closures
  • Hangs 1 7/8"

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