E55 Empress Theodora- Bronze Earrings

E55 Empress Theodora- Bronze Earrings

78.00

Drop earrings made with antique brass earring wire, faceted pyrite stones and cut abalone shell dagger points. Earrings hang approximately 2".

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Materials:

Hand sculpted bronze earrings. Approximately 2” long.

The Story:

All of Lock and Key's pieces are inspired by a person of intrigue. The bronze earrings are no exception. Empress Theodora was empress of the Eastern Roman Empire by marriage to Emperor Justinian I. She was one of the most influential and powerful of the Eastern Roman empresses. Theodora is remembered as one of the first rulers to recognize the rights of women.