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Classic Greco-Roman acanthus leaf earrings with verdigris

I was drawn to these vintage brass stampings because they reminded me of ancient architecture. I showed them to my (art degree) studio-mate and she promptly dubbed them "acanthus" leaves, which are indeed the hallmark symbol of classic Greco-Roman ornamentation.

Well, you learn something new every day!

I've added a lovely verdigris patina to the recesses of the stamping, polished them up, and drilled holes so they can hang from high quality 12k gold-filled ear wires. The verdigris patina is spray sealed with a clear matte finish for protection.

As you can see, they hang just over 2" long in total. These are some of my faces, and I wear them with everything from simple jeans and top, to a breezy summer dress.

Type: Earrings

Vendor: BuenoStyle


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