These Victorian gold and turquoise earrings are rendered in the shape of stylized bluebells, the classically English harbinger of springtime. In the Victorian language of floriography - in which a vast catalog of flowers corresponded with highly specific sentiments - the bluebell represented humility and devotion.
14k gold (tests), turquoise cabochons
Very good - spots of wear on the back of one earrings
1 7/16" length measured from the top of the ear wire, 5/8" at the widest point
1837 — 1901
Floriography allowed the Victorians to communicate their desires without saying anything at all.