Women's Metallic Moth Studs

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These tiny hand-hewn stud earrings measure just 1/4" tall. Their repeating lines and streamlined shape are super-modern, but they were actually inspired by an ancient Roman design. At first glance, they kind of look like a triangle, or the fletching of an arrow, but see the little eyes? The moth's features are abstracted in the cutest way. Sculpted in our studio and rendered in brass, sterling silver, or 10K gold. All have sterling silver posts and earring backs. About)). At first glance, they kind of look like a triangle, or the fletching of an arrow, but see the little eyes? The moth's features are abstracted in the cutest way. Their repeating lines and streamlined shape are super-modern, but they were actually inspired by an ancient Egyptian design spotted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Details)). Made by hand in our Brooklyn studio. Materials: Brass or 10K gold, both with sterling silver posts and backs. Measurements: 1/4" tall. Inspiration)). Loosely based on an ancient Egyptian necklace with seven fly amulets which may have been worn to ward off annoying insects. Color: metallic

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