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Cultured half pearl (or mabe pearl) and sterling silver earring

Date: 1950-1990
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 x 15 x 9 mm, 5.56 g
Medium: Cultured half pearl, sterling silver, Pearl shell
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from the George Family and Adrian Jackson
Object Name: Pearl earring
Object No: 00042791

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    HistoryMade by Nick George aged 13-14 - set in sterling silver ('spent many a night silver soldering') B grade - DG would not let him use best pearls first up. From the New Guinea period. Information given by Nick George.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Cultured half pearl (or mabe pearl) and sterling silver earring

    Collection title: Denis George Collection

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