guillotine earrings, c. 1790
guillotine earrings, c. 1790
Roberto Greco

“Currently obsessed with: these guillotine earrings. Learned that Guillotine jewelry was trendy during the French Revolution lol

The earrings have crowned decapitated heads of King Louis XVI + Marie Antoinette. There were an est. 16,594 executions during the French Revolution”

[See also:

“These Macabre Guillotine Earrings Were All the Rage During France’s “Reign of Terror””

“The Bloody Family History of the Guillotine” ]