Pair of dangling earrings, blue and orange. The star of this loop, it is of course the eye of Santa Lucia, this little orange glow that gives value to jewelry.
The eye of St. Lucia is the operculum of a shell called "turbo rugueux" (astrea rugosa or astrea bolma), found in the depths of the Mediterranean Sea. It is said that this operculum is a powerful amulet, and it brings wealth and prosperity.
Its name comes from a young woman, Lucia, who made the sacrifice of his eyes, throwing the sea as an offering to the Virgin Mary, so that it saves her sick mother. Touched by the sacrifice of Lucia, the Virgin heals the mother, and gave her new eyes : these operculum.
Length: 80 mm / 3.15 "
Materials : Earstud in stainless steel. Real shell "eye of Santa Lucia".
☼ All our ear hooks are made of stainless steel, alloy with hypoallergenic properties ☼
= Nature abhors assembly lines, so each operculum is unique; shape and color can vary a little. =
Sending priority letter in bubble envelope.
Each of my creations is unique and designed to suit my inspiration.
You can also order me for a customized creation: atelier.girelle [at!] Gmail.com.
Please contact me if you want more information on this object, or additional photos.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.