Minoan Hook Earrings
A lovely pair of Minoan hook earrings made by A. Leondarakis jeweler’s with a design inspired by the beautiful designs of jewelry worn during the Minoic civilization.
The earrings are gold plated, are handmade from solid sterling silver and have a beautiful polished finish. They are discreetly stamped in the back with the metal fineness stamp and the Workshop code ΩΙ34.
The Minoan hook earrings are sent to you in a fine presentation box for you to keep or present as a gift.
The Minoan civilization flourished on the island of Crete and other Aegean Islands from about 2700 to 1600 BC. Before a late period of decline, it finally ended around 1100 BC.
The jewellery of the Minoan civilization demonstrates, not only a sophisticated technological knowledge, but also a joy in vibrantly representing nature and a love of flowing, expressive, shapes and forms (Ancient History Encyclopedia)
Established in 1920, A. Leondarakis is a family run business with a long history committed in the production of quality, unconventional gold and silver jewelry with a recognizable identity.
The A. Leondarakis name ensures that this artifact is made with quality in mind and will be a possession to enjoy.
Length 2.9cm x Width 2.7cm (1.14″ X 1.06″)
Please note that the item might not be in stock (please feel free to contact us for item availability). Items that are not in stock might take up to two weeks to ship. If the item is in stock we ship in a maximum of three days. Custom orders might also take up to two weeks to ship. Each item is handmade and not machine produced.