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"Great oaks from little acorns grow" carved coral earrings

"Great oaks from little acorns grow" carved coral earrings

Regular price $550.00 USD
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The sweetest carved coral earrings, in shape of acorns, dangling on a gold chain decorated with coral beads.

Mediterranian coral, an organic gemstone that can be found in a wide range of warm red-pink colors, ranging in hue from an orangey sunset through salmon pink, to a deep blood red.

It takes very long for for coral to form, which naturally adds to it's value and rarity. The color of the coral depends on the depth at which it is found.

Historically the red coral of the Mediterranean sea has been much coveted in many different cultures across the globe, and belived to carry a wide range of protective and luck bringing qualities. Today Mediterranian coral is only allowed to be harvested by hand, in a limited quantity, to protect the reefs

A saying dating more then 500 years back is "Great oaks from little acorns grow". The acorn symbolises what will come, and has historically often been used to adorn gifts for babies and young children. Strenght, potential, life, fertility and in some cultures immortality are a few of the things the many good qualities acorns has been believed to stand for.

In good antique condition, no major scratches to the coral. Some minor wear to the gold and a little patina.  Light and comfortable to wear at 3,59 grams total weight, and with beautiful movement.

4.4 cm high including the wire.

Worldwide insured shipping included.

No hallmarks, tests as 8 carat gold.

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