Made from a genuine piece of Old Willow china, these pieces have been hand cut and frame set in 925 sterling silver. Each earring measures approximately 15x10x4mm, not including eye and ear hook. Drop length approximately 30mm. Comes in letterbox friendly Two Skies packaging with an Old Willow story card.
Please note - you will receive one (1) pair of earrings for this listing. We have more than one of these pairs in stock, with approximately identical patterns, but due to the way the china is cut from the original piece, the frames may differ very slightly in size - please see photos for examples.
Old Willow 'Wave' Sterling Silver Earrings
The tale of the willow pattern is based on an ancient love story. A peasant boy and princess were in love but the King would not let them marry. He built a large fence around the palace and arranged a suitable marriage with a Duke. Arriving by boat, the Duke found that the couple had already escaped over a bridge to an island where the Gods had taken pity on them and transformed them into immortal doves.
“Every picture tells a story,
Like the Willow Pattern blue,
And true love will reign in glory,
To infinity! Adieu!”
Excerpt from “The Willow Pattern” by B. L. Bowers