Hand carved flying Japanese crane bird earrings.
Throughout all of Asia, the crane has been a symbol of happiness and eternal youth. In Japanese, Chinese, and Korean tradition, cranes stand for good fortune and longevity because of its fabled life span of a thousand years. The Japanese refer to the crane as the “bird of happiness”.
The cranes' beauty and spectacular mating dances have made them highly symbolic birds in many cultures with records dating back to ancient times. Crane mythology is widely spread and can be found in areas such as India, the Aegean, South Arabia, China, Korea, Japan, and Native American cultures of North America.
• Hand carved charms.
• Solid yellow bronze also called jeweler gold bronze charms.
• 1" long earrings.
• Soldered bronze eyelet on top
• Signed in the back by artist.
• 14K gold filled ear wire.
• Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated thus does not rub or peel off.
• Nickel free.