This earring is handmade in brass and comes from the beautiful island of Borneo in Indonesia.
It's encapsulated inside a black and gold coloured wooden frame with a white fabric base and cream coloured passe-partout.
Since ancient times this type of earring has been worn by men and women as a symbol of status, great achievement and beauty. Their heavy weight drastically elongates the piercing of the ears.
They were mostly worn by the Dayak tribe called Iban, one of the most successful warrior tribes in Southeast Asia.
The frame comes complete with it's story printed out for you inside a beautiful envelope.
A perfect gift for yourself or someone who has had a great achievement in life!
Dimensions: 25 x 28 x 5,5cm