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Single Old Earring -- Mexican Silver vintage 1920's or so Bakelite and Sterling silver

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    Posted 8 years ago

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    Hi CW Gang:

    Just a Single earring I found here....No pair. Looks to be silver and there is some kind of mark on it but can not read it. Is it jet Black? Also it is a twist on type of earring as for dating purposes. Have any other info or idea on this?

    Thanks for LOOKING // LOVING!!

    ~ Rose ~

    Update: Mystery Solved by kyratango, freiheit, valentino97, and cassandra. So THANKS GANG for all your info on this piece !!!

    I salute your KNOWLEDGE !!!!!


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    1. Gruff Gruff, 8 years ago
      Looks really old Rose....
    2. kyratango kyratango, 8 years ago
      Hi Rose!
      Ooh only one... Sad... But, better one than none :-D

      The name for system is screw-back non pierced , it became in use when ladies didn't want anymore to get their ear pierced, from 1910.
    3. freiheit freiheit, 8 years ago
      It looks Mexican to me.
      I feel your pain. I have a whole bunch of "divorced" earrings. I used to turn them into charms and necklaces when my girls were little - but I gave up:(
    4. Cassandra Cassandra, 7 years ago
      Yes, it looks very much like my bracelet! I always thought it looked Mexican, too. Thanks for commenting. Guess we both have mysteries to be solved!
    5. antiquerose antiquerose, 7 years ago
      Thanks Cassandra, and I want to add your link in here too just so info on the two stay together for other who may reference this site....and I will mark mine solved too.

      Love you piece !!
    6. Margeys, 4 years ago
      I have this bracelet, like cassandra’s , only black and silver. Bakelite, pretty sure. It’s so pretty when polished! My sister found it at an antique show, I hounded her until she gave it to me. The only bad thing is the little pins that hold the sections together catch in clothing. I think that’s why she finally gave in. Love it.

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