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Two if By Sea Earrings

Two if By Sea Earrings

Regular price $42.00 USD
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These Paul Revere lantern earrings will light up any occasion!

On the night of April 18, 1775, two lanterns hung in the steeple of Boston's Old North Church. Across the harbor Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott waited to alarm the countryside. The number of lanterns was a pre-arranged signal that indicated whether the redcoats marched “by land” out of Boston, or rowed across the Charles River “by sea” to Cambridge and on to Concord.

Spotting two lanterns, the riders set off with the news that the regulars were on the move, and also to warn John Hancock and Samuel Adams, who were staying in their path. Henry Longfellow immortalized the ride in his 1860 verse. The lanterns, and the phrase, are now an iconic part of the American experience, on the dramatic path to Revolution.

These earrings are inspired by the lanterns that still exist today and are made from acrylic, wool broadcloth, and walnut veneer. The ear wires are made with niobium, one of the most hypoallergenic materials available. 

This item is packaged in a beautiful black gift box with the original period imagery and historical information vetted by a museum curator. The box is perfect for gifting or storage!

Dimensions

Earring is approximately 6.2 cm high and weighs 4 grams (less than the weight of a nickel).

Care Instructions

Safely store jewelry in a box or pouch. It is best not to sleep, swim, exercise, or shower while wearing.

Remove jewelry before applying perfume, lotions, or hair products, as these may damage some materials.

Gently clean with a soft cloth.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping:

Orders ship in 2-3 days from our studio in Vermont. Depending on the US region, orders can take anywhere between 1-7 business days to be delivered. We will continue to find ways to reduce shipping costs and pass those savings on to you.

For wholesale orders and terms, please visit our wholesale page.

 

Returns:

Sometimes things happen and we would like to opportunity to set it right. Damaged items can be returned within 10 days of receipt (with the exception of sale items). Once we receive the returned item(s), we will issue a refund back to your credit card minus the cost of shipping. We do not refund shipping costs. 

To start the return process, please send an email to returns@dittohistorical.com along with an explanation and any photographs. 

If the outer carton is damaged, contact your local carrier for inspection and to file a claim. Always retain all packing materials, as the carrier will need to inspect them.

 

 

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