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Earrings

The Rhymes of Love Earrings

Regular price £280.00

Details
The Rhymes of Love Earrings are handcrafted from 24ct gold plated bronze, in Hatton Garden, London. 

Measurements:  
4.4cm in length                                                  
2.2cm in width                                                       
13grams each   

Earring Posts:
Gold plated sterling silver posts.

For reasons of hygiene, earrings are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged.

Story
‘Over the past year I’ve been looking to Dante’s “Divine Comedy” for answers. Never before has the notion of being lost in a dark wood been a more apt metaphor for society right now.

The Roots is an invitation to reflect. What are our priorities? What matters the most to us? For me, the answer is people: my family, my friends, my team and the incredible people who make up the fabric of the Alighieri community. I wanted to use this collection to hold a mirror up to myself, and explore the roots of what makes us who we are.

The Roots Collection has been shot on these very people – a myriad of amazing  women.' - RM.

The souls Dante encounters on his journey, throughout the "Divine Comedy", are often an invitation for him to look back at his past, at what formed him as a person and a poet. In the 26th Canto of Purgatory, he encounters Guido Guinicelli, a Provencal poet he refers to as "the father of me and of others my betters". In this beautiful moment, Dante pays homage to his forefathers; he describes Guido's poetry as "sweet and graceful rhymes of love". The Rhymes of Love Earrings are an intertwining vine, representing the way in which we are all connected to a past. They are a commentary on the beauty of considering our roots, as we look to our future.

Alighieri is pleased to offer Worldwide Shipping, via DHL.

UK £7.95 (1-2 working days)

Europe £15 (2-3 working days)

Worldwide £15 (5-7 working days)

Please note, for made to order products, including rings and 9ct gold pieces, we require 21 working days.

For further details, or if we can help in any way, please email clients@alighieri.co.uk.