Blossom Dangle Earrings with Blue Cubic Zirconium
These dangling Sterling Silver, hand forged Blossom Earrings are approx 3/4" in diameter. Each petal has been hand forged several times to obtain the design. They dangle from a Sterling dome with a Gilded bud, and have posts. 2mm Blue Cubic Zirconium gemstones have been set in Sterling Silver tube settings. Posts on the back with Sterling Silver earring backs. Very light weight.
Earrings have remained popular for more than 7000 years, and originated in ancient Asia. Egyptians would once wear earrings to signify the fact they were wealthy or of a higher class. However, in ancient Rome, earrings were worn only by slaves, and in ancient Greece by prostitutes.