- Material: 100% Sterling silver
- Earring type: Post, Push-Back
- Finish: Polished, with antique accents
- Almost 1/2 inch tall x more than 1/4 inch wide (12 x 8mm)
- Item number: wh533
According to Greek myth, Athena, the goddess of wisdom, always sat with an owl on her blind side, so that she could see the whole truth. Many other cultures, from the Vikings to native Americans, have also celebrated the mysterious bird of the night, believing in its wisdom and magic.
Most people would probably agree that it's the owl's big round disk eyes that are its defining feature. But these cute owl earrings show that the rest of the owl can be pretty special too. Here the feathers that cover the entire front of the bird are given a decorative treatment as a pretty pattern of scallop-shaped cut-outs.
And when you look close you can also see that a darkened antique effect has been applied in a casual way, giving the earrings an aged, rustic character.