Cockle Shell Earrings #1
DESCRIPTION: A pair of NZ cockle shells (tuangi in Maori) suspend on slim drop earwires. Rims have been handgilded with 23k gold. Also known as the ‘heart of summer’ in NZ because of its heart-shape when viewed from the end. Very apt for the common English phrase “it warms the cockles of my heart”.Foraged from one of the shores of the Bay of Islands.
SHELL SIZE: 15mm. There will be slight size, shape and colour variations due to its natural elements.
EARRING WIRE LENGTH: 40mm long (plus length of shell)
PACKAGING: Gold-Foiled Nostalgem logo on Charcoal Black Cardboard Box with inner black pad 100 x 100 x 40mm. Provenance story card included.
METAL WIRE OPTIONS: 925 sterling silver plated hypoallergenic rhodium / 18k gold plated hypoallergenic rhodium