Inspired by ancient obsessions with mythological beasts,
girlhood fairytale fantasies & the Mermaid Carnival exhibits
& aqua shows of early 20th century entertainment.
Small wave shells cut from smooth coral leather, & embossed with shiny metallic foil on both sides. Each Shell is beset with 9 dangling metal pearls & a golden mermaid tail charm, & hung from leverback hooks.
Each earring measures approx 53mm tall (including hook & metal pearls)
Leather, gold plated brass.