1860s English gold coach-cover earrings. Worn to the opera or in a horse-drawn coach these earrings were popular in the 19th century to conceal diamonds. This pair is a wonderful example of highly-articulated period earrings that work well with any wardrobe.
Cited for her “elegance in an era of bling,” Dana Kraus founded DK Farnum Estate Jewelry after years spent marketing luxury goods at publications like Gourmet, Elle, The Washington Post, and Fortune. Specializing in signed, one-of-a kind 20th-century estate jewelry, her inventory glitters with iconic names like Verdura, Van Cleef Arpels, Schepps, Webb, and beyond.