Cockle Shell Stud Earrings
A pair of NZ cockle shells (tuangi in Maori) set on stainless steel hypoallergenic stainless steel posts. Rims have been handgilded with 23k gold. Also known as the ‘heart of summer’ in NZ because of its heart-shape when viewed from the end. Very apt for the common English phrase “it warms the cockles of my heart”.Foraged from one of the shores of the Bay of Islands.
Shell Size: Approx 15mm. There will be slight size, shape and colour variations due to its natural elements.
Earring Posts: 10mm hypoallergenic stainless steel surgical posts with clutches.
Packaging: Gold-Foiled Nostalgem logo on Charcoal Black Cardboard Box with inner black pad 100 x 100 x 40mm. Provenance story card included.