Simple, little and cute earrings. The star of this loop, it is of course the eye of St. 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. These have been fished in the waters off Marseille. 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.
On the front, the operculum is adorned with a flamboyant orange color, round shape with a particular relief, like an ear.
On the other side, the cap is white and be admired frame its spiral, highlighted with brown.
Length: 25 mm / 1"
Materials: Ball earstuds in stainless steel. Real shell "eye of St. 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. =
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