Our Queen Bee earrings crafted with elegant Ear wires will buzz just below the earlobe with their outstretched wings and spiral bodies.
These unique 1" wide earrings are crafted from recycled 18k Yellow Gold wire and sheet, and cast in limited production, completed and stone set by Teresa. Designs inspired by Teresa's move from NYC to the country, finding the many life forms teaming in the yard.
"The hum of Bees is the voice of the Garden." --
Elizabeth Lawrence, American Horticulturalist, (1904-1985)
18k Gold and Gemstone Queen Bees are antiqued black in the details.
These will be handcrafted for you in 3-6 weeks time.
Bejeweled insects, like beloved treasures found in a jewelry box, a bit nostalgic, their stylized essence classic, contemporary and fresh.
The subtle feminine form of these earrings is inspired by Bees association with women, in many different cultures, throughout history. In Greek mythology, bees were believed to be the souls of priestesses who had been in the service of Aphrodite during their lifetimes. In Ancient Greece, at the temple of Aphrodite at Eryx, priestesses were called “Melissae”, which means "Bees,” Aphrodite herself was called Melissa, the Queen Bee.
All pieces will arrive in a pouch, packaged in a decorative gift box with T and Brie cards that convey Bee inspirations. Each work is signed and dated and hand-stamped 18k.
The perfect gift for the Nature lover or avid gardener in your life.