These spectacular beauties are made in Oaxaca, Mexico, the home of this type of beautiful filigree work. These are dramatic and feminine. The craftsmanship is impeccable. Unique and wonderful earring. The design of the ear wire, the wire bar makes these remarkably comfortable as the weight is nicely support.
Sterling silver and freshwater pearls. Just shy of 3" long. Approx 23 grams.
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These earrings are an homage to corn! Mexicans call themselves the "children of corn," descendants of people whose religious pantheon included three corn gods. Cornstalks were common patterns in ancient Mexican art and persist today in popular art. Between the Guatemalan and U.S. borders grow at least 32 varieties of corn, each with various sub-varieties, developed in response to climate and soil differences.
Sterling silver. About 1.5 inches long. Approx 7 grams.
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