These dramatic drop earrings are each carved from a single piece of cinnabar. The red carving is raised on the black and the carving is the same on both sides. The carving is of a chrysanthemum flower with leaves The round cinnabar measures 1 " in diameter ". They drop 1 5/8" from a 18k gold vermeil post with a flower in the design. Although these statement earrings are large they are very light weight as cinnabar is light weight.
Together with plum, peony and lotus the chrysanthemum symbolizes the four seasons. It is the emblem of autumn and symbol of joviality. It is also a symbol of long life.
These are perfect for the holidays or a gift to a loved one any time of the year because of the symbolism - long life.
Item ID: CE4809RL
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