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For a limited time, we are pleased to cover duties on all international orders over £400.

The Apollo's Story Earrings — Regular price £395.00

Details
The Apollo's Story Earrings are handcrafted from 24ct gold plated bronze and freshwater baroque pearls in Hatton Garden, London. 

Measurements:
6.5cm in length
3cm in width
9 grams

Earring Posts:
Gold plated sterling silver posts.

Please note, each pearl is completely unique and tells their own story, so they may vary in shape and size.

Story
This collection is a treasure trove of armour: little emblems of protection, in the form of sculptural hands and Sicilian bleeding hearts, along with gilded chain vests, belts with small tools clipped on, and of course, glass vessels, to fill with adventures to come.” - Rosh Mahtani

O buono Appollo, a l’ultimo lavoro
fammi del tuo valor si fatto vaso,
come dimandi a dar l’amato alloro

O good Apollo, for his last labour
make me a vessel worthy
of the gift of your beloved laurel.

Paradiso, canto i

For Dante, poetry was his armour and solace. He calls to Apollo, the God of all things creative, asking him to make him worthy of the journey, as he enters the first circle of Paradiso. The baroque pearls of Apollo’s Story Earrings hark back to Bernini’s marble sculpture of Apollo and Daphne; representing the strength to be found in poetry and stories, in warding away tears.

 

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

Shipping

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.