Pair of Victorian Carved Whitby Jet Earrings Circa. 1880 British Hand-carved Whitby jet beads with silver embellishments. Sterling silver ear wires are new. Due to age, beads show some crazing, but not noticeable to the naked eye. Wires are marked "925" The top bead is 1/2 inch in diameter. The bottom bead is 3/4 inch in diameter. Each earring is 2 3/4 inches long with ear wire and 2 1/4 inches long without ear wire. 3/4 inch wide at widest.