Inspired by a mote spoon in the collections of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the Pierced Heart Gold Earrings echo popular 18th-century decorative motifs. These Williamsburg Exclusive earrings are made of gold-plated sterling silver and feature a stunning openwork design. Choose these elegant earrings for a special romantic gift with sophisticated style.
- Design inspired by the collections of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
- Made of Gold Plated Sterling silver
- Measures 3/4" X 3/4"
- WILLIAMSBURG exclusive
Polish with a soft non-abrasive dry cloth
Mote spoons, also called "tea strainer" spoons, were at first made with simple holes punched through the metal. By mid-18th-century, however, the piercing designs had become ornamental and specialized, and the work of individual artisans could be identified by their signature patterns.