CLEOPATRA'S BLING Caria Earrings - Sterling Silver
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Caria was the capital city of Halicarnassus, an ancient metropolis that was both a part of Ancient Greece, and Persia. It was ruled over by Artemisia and her husband, Mausolus. They were not only co-regents, but passionately in love. When Mausolus died, Artemisia was so heart broken that she constructed a “mausoleum” in his honor - the most architecturally audacious and awe-inspiring tomb of all time. The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus became one of the seven wonders of the world, according to the original writer of that list, Antipater of Sidon.
Hand individually cast. Each piece is unique, which we believe is what gives it its beauty. Nickel and lead free. Dimensions: Width (including baubles)- 3cm, Length (including baubles)- 2.9cm.