Boat Shaped Brass Earrings
MR-E505Regular price $ 52.00 Save $ -52.00
The crescent or boat shape earring design has been popular in jewelry since about 2500 B.C. Numerous variations of this basic design later appeared, particularly in the countries surrounding the Mediterranean. This so-called "leech" earring is characterized by an elongated tapered hoop where the lower part expands into a larger crescent.
- Boat-shaped or crescent earrings
- Made from brass in gold-tone
- Features an elongated tapered hoop with a large crescent at the bottom
- Measures 1.5 inches long
- From the collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England