These earrings, reminiscent of flowing rivers of lava, are named after Madame Pele, the Hawaiian Fire and Volcano Goddess. Scholars of Hawaiian culture point out that the honorific name for Pele (pronounced PEH-leh) is Pelehonuamea, incorporating the deity’s sacred connection to the earth, the oceans and the red color of lava.
made of: torch fired enamel over copper, sterling silver, and 5mm round rose cut garnets
dimensions: each earring is approximately 3/4" in diameter and about 1.5" long
techniques: hand fabricated ear wires. the central enamel piece of each earring has been shaped by hammering and then torch-fired in various layers of enamel to achieve the final result. each stone is prong set.
interested in the necklace to match? find it here: pele pendant
ships: for free first class mail
packaging: comes in a recycled matte black paper box with black velvet travel pouch.