Filigree Handmade 24k GP .950 Silver Medieval Middle Eastern Kissing Birds Reproduction Hoop Earrings
Handmade 24k Gold Plated .950 Silver Filigree Kissing Birds Earrings.
These earrings draw inspiration from a pair of a crescent moon-shaped earrings found in Iran and believed to belong to the 11th-12th century. Filigree jewelry was popular in medieval Syria and Iran. In the Treatises of Fixed Stars manuscript, a 12th century iillustrated treatise on the the constellations, female figures are portrayed wearing crescent shaped jewelry.
The original earrings are preserved in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) in New York.
Earrings are handmade in Colombia out of .950 silver by an artisan specialized in the art of ancient filigree. Each piece is unique.
|Approx. Product Length (inch - cm)||1.9 in - 49 mm|
|Approx. Product Width (inch - cm)||1.8 in - 45 mm|
|Earrings Type||Hoop Earrings|