The Fayum portraits are very well preserved portraits of mummies found in Egypt around 100 AD. The society in those times was mixed, people were influenced by Greek, Roman and Egyptian habits, the bar earring type had been found on several women, sometimes embellished with pearls.
Our Fayum bar earring is part of the upcoming ULISSE, LEI collection. This collection is divided into five destinations, the present being PENELOPE.
As you know Penelope used to have a loom, so she might have used a loom comb to put the yarns in place while doing and undoing her work.
Our earring recalls this dynamic gesture as opposted to all the static patience and fidelity she incarnates.
Ulisse, Lei is a concept collection that revisits the ancient epos through the eyes of a contemporary woman.
Contact the designer Raffaela (email@example.com) for bespoke solutions with brilliants or recycling gold.
Collection Ulisse, Lei 2020
• nickel free BRONZE
• FOR SILVER or GOLD VERSION contact us per email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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• special introduction price
• Each item is handmade in Italy with delicate care and love.
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