Green Snake earrings made from a Sterling Silver Body covered with Scarab Wings, 18K Gold head with Diamonds set in the eyes and Pink Tourmalines at the top. Studded at the tail are striking Rubies. The body parts are made from the thorax parts of the scarabae beetle.
A design like this is usually worn for casual day based cocktail gatherings where the light of the day brings out the life of these designs in its iridiscence shades. This piece took 12 craftsmen and designers 2 months to produce.
Pink tourmalines : 1.160 cts.
Rubies: 1.080 cts.
Diamonds: 0.130 ct.
Size : 5.8(L) x 2.8(W) x 1.2(D) cm.
Weight: 34.84 gms.
The scarab wings have exciting characteristics of colour, fluorescent with different shades of blue, green, orange, purple etc. lasting 100 years and more. Produucing scarab designs is a painstaking process where each scarabae piece is carefully selected according to color and is shaved to thickness and then glued on. Each piece takes typically 5-10 minutes of work, and with each piece of Jewelry having anywhere between 50 to 1,000 scarab pieces, they become timeless pieces. Historically, the scarab beetle was admired because of its reproduction process which seems miraculous. The Egyptians made it a god like creature and the Chinese put a jade scarab into the mouth and ears of the diseased emperors to help find a peace in their afterlife.
To care for your jewelry and keep it clean and ready to wear, gently wipe off excess make-up and skin oils after each wearing. Use a 100% cotton cloth and gently wipe the piece clean. Store in Jeweler's tissue or a soft bag.