These red, white, and blue enamel heart pierced earrings are set in gold tone metal. They’re featured on page 196 of Sandra Sturtevant’s book, Identifying Avon Jewelry. They are labeled “Heart of America” in the book and on the box.
The earrings are very good vintage condition with limited wear, although there are slight wear marks on the back metal of one of the earrings (See picture 8). They measure 5/8” wide and tall. The marker’s mark, “Avon©” in block letters on the back of each. The box, which is also in very good condition, shows some wear around the edges. It has “Avon” on the top, is labeled “Heart of America Earrings with surgical steel posts” and dated 1992.
Starting in l971, Avon started a jewelry line with a limited number of pieces. By l974 they were adding 25 new pieces a year. Perfect for July 4 or any day, the pictures offer greater perspective on the vintage condition and classic charm of these timeless patriotic vintage earrings.
(NOTE: I have a red camera and on some pictures there is a slight reddish hue from it.)
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