White Carved Shell Chinese Gourd Earrings

$30.00

Whimsical earrings feature sterling silver earring hooks, clear quartz beads and charming Chinese gourds carved out of iridescent white shell. Gourds are traditionally used to hold medicine or wine or magical elixirs.

Read more about gourd symbolism in Chinese culture here :)
http://primaltrek.com/gourd.html

Girls in hanfu drinking out of gourds: https://mickjeffrey.tumblr.com/post/182859547103

Materials: sterling silver earring hooks, brass, quartz, carved shell

Length: Approx  4cm