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Ghost and Lola

Silver Screen Earrings

$75.00

Ghost and Lola

Silver Screen Earrings

$75.00

We took gorgeous vintage venetian glass with faceted lucite beads and hung vintage silver tassels to make these sweet earrings.

In Roman and Greek Mythology, the First Age was called Golden, the second Silver. Apollo, god of truth and light, teacher of medicine, carried a silver bow. His twin sister Artemis lost a hand in battle and later was given a silver replacement by the gods. In the shamanic religion of Bon-Po, a special river filled with silver sands is said to make anyone who drinks the water lovely asa peacock.

Islamic alchemy gives silver an important place physically and conceptually. Silver was known as one of the seven sacred bodies. Alchemical procedures were even defined in terms of silver, i.e. the silvering of other metals; the act of giving other metals silver-like qualities.

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