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Ghost and Lola

Sweet Golden Rose

$75.00

Ghost and Lola

Sweet Golden Rose

$75.00

Sweet Golden Rose Earrings combine beautiful vintage Czech Jet Glass Cameos with the tiniest sweetest carved golden roses from the 1950's hung with Rosary and shell dangles from the 1940's.

Perfectly romantic Earrings.

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare

In mythology the rose is associated with Aphrodite the Greek goddess of love who was often depicted adorned with roses around her head, feet and or neck. 

In Ancient Rome, a wild rose would be placed on the door of a room where secret or confidential matters were being discussed. The phrase sub rosa, or “under the rose”, means to keep a secret and is derived from this ancient Roman practice.

Above all the rose signifies love, in all its earthly and heavenly hues: who we love in the present, the one we loved and have lost, and the longing for something nameless – embodied in the form and colour of the rose, and in the perfume that “suddenly …. Lies on the air like fame”-Rilke

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