Corning Museum of Glass: Pair of Earrings Print
This print accompanies the exhibit In Sparkling Company: Glass and the Costs of Social Life in Britain During the 1700s.
Pair of Earrings with Colored Glass "Jewels", about 1760. Glass could be colored, cut and set with far more variety and precision than real gemstones. Consequently, glass "jewels" were a prominent and theatrical component of the fashionable wardrobe.
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