Robinson Crusoe Earrings - Once Upon a Button Limited Edition
Robinson Crusoe Earrings - Once Upon a Button Limited Edition

Robinson Crusoe Earrings - Once Upon a Button Limited Edition

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These earrings showcase brass picture buttons depicting Robinson Crusoe on his high seas adventure. American author Daniel Defoe published Robinson Crusoe in 1719. 

The story tells the tale of a young and impulsive Englishman who defies his parents' wishes and takes to the seas seeking adventure. He ends up cast away on a remote tropical island for twenty-eight years.

We're forever in awe of how the miniature tableaus depicted on antique buttons provide intriguing insights into Victorian-era fascinations.

Read more: Once Upon a Time - Victorian-Era Picture Buttons, Buttonology Blog.

In this piece:

  • Small brass picture buttons depicting Robinson Crusoe, circa 1880-1890
  • Brass-plated pewter settings cast today in the USA
  • Brass settings made today in the USA in vintage dies
  • Ovals of abalone pearl
  • Nickel-free and lead-free brass lever-back ear wires
  • Length is 2”

                                                      Shop Collection: Limited Edition 


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