|Carved Coconut Earrings covered in 24K Gold Leaf, designed with Pearl, Cabochon Rubies and Pink Tourmaline, The earring clips are 9K Gold. The back and the pin is 18K Gold. The design is perfectly suited for an evening of sophisticated wear – a formal celebration, an evening of fine dining, attending glamorous events and cocktails.
The history of carving Coconut shells, Sea Shells, Horns date back originally to the Tang Dynasty, when people used the shells for every day household items which were decorated and used for ceremonial and utility purposes in homes with their medieval cultural lifestyle – which included bowls, spoons, and cups. They were also worn by the Kings and Queens of various eras. Popular for their sturdiness and beauty, it was also used to decorate watches, knives, guns and jewellery. By the time of the Song Dynasty, delicate carvings and sculptures began to make their way onto local artifacts and moved to the other regions of Indonesia, Philippines and India.
This eastern artistry masterpiece took 1.5 months to finish with 11 designers and craftsmen involved at various stages.
Pink Tourmaline: 1.72 cts.
Cabochon Rubies: 2.59 cts.
Dimension: 11.65 (H) x 4.66 (W) cms.
Weight: 48.55 gms.