Hand Blown Glass Perfume Bottle 5” / Tear Drop Bottles
These ornate bottles are made of hand blown colored glass and beautifully decorated with 14 k gold trim.
The bottles measure approximately 5” tall. As a hand made item, imperfections and variation is possible.
Legend suggests that perfume bottles of this design were once used as lachrymatory containers or “tear bottles.” Used by mourners, widows, and wives of soldiers, the bottles were said to store human tears in Ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian cultures. The factuality of this legend is debated, but it’s undeniable that these hand blown perfume bottles would make a gorgeous addition to your collection!