Moon Earrings(115 items)
Discover the unique collection of Moon Earrings that NOVICA artisans have designed and crafted for you:
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Absolutely! Jewelry is an art form that allows makers to express their individuality and cultural influences, and certain designs are used to represent important symbols. For example, Central American artisans incorporate traditional figures, glyphs, and pre-Hispanic folklore. In Mexico, the famous work of artists Angel Ortiz, Maria Belen Nilson, and Rosa Rojo highlight the beauty of Aztec, Mayan and Teotihuacan civilizations. In Peru, powerful symbols, like the Andean chakana, are used to represent humanitys union with the cosmos. Indian artists are extremely tied to their faith and spirituality. Earring designs include chakra gemstones, motifs of Lord Ganesha, and other spiritual imagery. In Bali, the Om symbol is prevalent, as well as the mythological panther-like Barong image, which is seen as a protector spirit. Designs pulled from the natural world, like animal figures, feathers, plants, as well as stones, are used in almost every culture, which then infuses them with their own particular meanings.
Yes! We offer a wide selection of earrings that are made from eco-friendly materials. Cow bone, water buffalo horn, fabric, recycled paper, wood, palm leaf and coconut shells, just to name a few. Product descriptions always list materials used, so be sure to read about each product to discover how artisans are working to ensure sustainability and environmental consciousness.
There is no best when it comes to handmade earrings. However, certain materials lend themselves well to jewelry. Silver and gold, for example, are frequently used to make earrings because of their luster and shine. Each region puts its own unique touch on the art of earring-making. Most use some combination of silver, gold, gemstones, wooden or glass beads, and bones. Some regions, like West Africa, have found ways to introduce up-cycling into the jewelry-making process. Recycled plastic and paper beads, as well as coconut shells are commonly integrated into beautiful works of earring art. Whatever materials used, quality and safety are always our top priorities. Each pair of earrings is tested to ensure its safety. If you do have sensitive skin, you may consider rhodium plated earrings, as rhodium is completely hypoallergenic. You can always find all relevant information about materials in the product description.
Featured Reviews on Moon Earrings
Moon Princess, cow bone earrings are medium size, eye catching, have a happy look. The earrings are different that others with a cow bone meditative/sleeping face, not overly decorated....has simplicity that allows the face and shape of the earrings shine through. Happy with purchase.
These are absolutely beautiful. Ive never seen black crescents like these, and as I was born under a new moon, they mean a lot to me. The craftsmanship is incredible as well!
Simply stunning earrings
I love crescent moons and garnet is my birthstone, so I just had to have these! So much detail, they?re just gorgeous!
Made Wardika Carved bone and leather jewelry
"My designs are inspired by the rich cultures and art of Bali traditions."
I'm the second of three children and, due to my family's economic situation, I started working when I was 11 years old to pay for school.... read more
Popular Moon Earrings
Polished Bone Owl Dangle Earrings with Amethysts, "Owls on Watch"$49.99
In the curve of the crescent moon, a wise owl watches and waits. These unique dangle earrings are hand-carved of smooth cow bone by Made Wardika, who carefully details each feather. A sterling silver frame crowned by a faceted amethyst completes the design. The earrings swing from sterling hooks.